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Thyroidectomy

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  1. Malignancy Cosmetic reasons Goitre which is untreatable by medical methods Severe hyperthyroidism refractory to conservative treatment Orbitopathy in Graves' disease Removal and evaluation of a nodule whose FNAB results are unclear

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  2. involves the surgical removal of all or part of the thyroid gland

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  3. Surgeons often perform a thyroidectomy when a patient has thyroid cancer or some other condition of the thyroid gland (such as hyperthyroidism)

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  4. Other indications for surgery include cosmetic (very enlarged thyroid), or symptomatic obstruction (causing difficulties in swallowing or breathing)

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  5. One of the complications of "thyroidectomy" is voice change and patients are strongly advised to only be operated on by surgeons who protect the voice by using electronic nerve monitoring

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  6. The thyroid produces several hormones, such as thyroxine (T4), triiodothyronine (T3) and calcitonin

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