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· 16 Days ago

y not b

Question:

Retrosternal goiter:

Options:
A) Causes stridor
B) Obtains its blood supply from thoracic vessels
C) Characteristically malignant
D) Must be removed by thoracotomy
Solution:
  • Retro sternal goitre causes dyspnoea, cough, stridor, deviation and compression of trachea.
  • In severe cases it causes engorgement of neck veins and superficial veins on the chest wall and obstruction of the superior vena cava.