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26 Possible Causes for Status post Thyroidectomy

  • Hypokalemia

    Hypokalemia is a low level of potassium (K ) in the blood serum. Mildly low levels do not typically cause symptoms. Symptoms may include feeling tired, leg cramps, weakness, and constipation. It increases the risk of an abnormal heart rhythm, which is often too slow, and can cause cardiac arrest.Causes of hypokalemia[…][]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    Husein M, Hier MP, Al-Abdulhadi K, Black M 2002 Predicting calcium status post-thyroidectomy with early calcium levels. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 127: 289–293.[] Crossref, Medline, Google Scholar 127 Husein M Hier MP Al-Abdulhadi K Black M 2002 Predicting calcium status post-thyroidectomy with early calcium levels Otolaryngol Head[]

  • Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

    We present the case of an 81-year-old man with past medical history of PTC status post total thyroidectomy with local recurrence treated with radioactive iodine and selective[]

  • Thyroid Cancer

    Abstract A 46-year-old woman with a history of papillary thyroid cancer status post total thyroidectomy underwent the second I radioiodine ablation therapy for lung metastases[]

  • Arterial Embolism

    Patient B A 37-year-old woman with a history of complex migraines and Graves disease status post thyroidectomy presented with three weeks of progressive speech difficulty[]

  • Struma Ovarii

    Our patient presented with histological evidence of malignant struma ovarii in her left ovary, status post bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy.[] Eventually our patient elected to proceed with total thyroidectomy instead of conservative follow-up.[] However, due to the rarity, the need for thyroidectomy and radio-iodine therapy is still controversial and must be considered on an individualized basis.[]

  • Plasmablastic Lymphoma

    Case 4 A 65-year-old white male presented to our clinic in 2011 with a history of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis diagnosed in 1988, status post right thyroidectomy in 1999, and a[]

  • Sarcoidosis

    This is a case of a 67-year-old woman, known to have multiple medical problems, mainly papillary thyroid cancer status post-total thyroidectomy and cervical neck dissection[]

  • Hypocalcemia

    […] cause Hypoparathyroidism which develops status post total thyroidectomy or completion thyroidectomy Occurs 0% to 46% of patients after total thyroidectomy depending on definition[] The cause of hypocalcemia post-thyroidectomy in this study is mainly a factor of parathyroid function and fluid status.[] (return to: Thyroidectomy and Thyroid Lobectomy) see also: PTH and vitamin D protocol Introduction: Hypocalcemia: varies from asymptomatic to life-threatening Most common[]

  • Nabothian Cyst

    A 31-year-old female patient with papillary thyroid cancer, status post-total thyroidectomy and radioablation with (131)I underwent posttherapy whole-body scan with SPECT,[]

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