Revista chilena de radiología
versión On-line ISSN 0717-9308
PONS E, Albert et al. Amyloid goiter: A case report. Rev. chil. radiol. [online]. 2012, vol.18, n.2, pp. 59-61. ISSN 0717-9308. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-93082012000200004.
Amyloid goiter is an atypical manifestation of amyloidosis. A case of a patient with rheumatoid arthritis history and sub-acute thyroid gland volume significantly increased is presented. Ultrasonographic and computed tomography findings were compatible with amyloid goiter. The aim of this study is to describe its radiologic features.
Palabras llave : Amyloidosis; Amyloid deposit; Adipose tissue; Congo red stains; Rheumtaoid arthritis; Compute Tomography; Ultrasonography.