Incidence of Multinodular Goitre with Auto Immune Disease in Balaji Medical College and Hospital
Introduction: Multinodular goitre (MNG) is one of the common disorders caused by the thyroid malfunction and require the continuous and effective management. The present study is an attempt to establish the incidence, analyses the symptomatology, modes of treatment and results in patients admitted with a diagnosis of multinodular goitre autoimmune disease in Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital.
Methods: The patients were enrolled in the study after getting the ethical approval. The test for circulating thyroids, Hypothalamic status, rate of dysfunction, Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology were done.The demograghic data were collected and the results were statistically analysed.
Results: The Hasimoto’s thyroiditis of MNG was found most (30%) in post-operative patients and 30% of them were diagnosed. The present study also revealed the role of hyperthyroidism in MNG patients and positive association of multinodular goitre with auto immune disease. The patients showed altered profile of apo 1 and 2 on having hasimoto’s and riedels thyroidism.
Conclusion: The present study revealed the need of systematic evaluation for diagnosing the MNG.