thyroidectomy

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surgical removal of the thyroid gland

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If the toxic adenoma is in the thyroid isthmus, an ipsilateral thyroid lobectomy or isthmectomy should be performed.
In most cases, lobectomy and isthmectomy were performed with intraoperative frozen-section evaluation.
In December 1997, the patient underwent a bilateral parathyroid exploration and a right thyroid lobectomy and isthmectomy.