An occult cause of dyspnoeaBMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h2976 (Published 26 June 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2976
- Anthony Simon Bates, academic junior doctor,
- Salem Al-Hamali, consultant endocrine surgeon, surgical director
- 1Kettering General Hospital, Kettering NN16 8UZ, UK
- Correspondence to: A S Bates
A 69 year old man presented with severe dyspnoea. After respiratory arrest and emergency intubation, computed tomography of the neck was performed (fig 1⇓). What is the diagnosis based on the results of computed tomography?
The diagnosis is compressive cervical goitre.
A 69 year old man presented to the emergency department with severe dyspnoea. His medical history included adult …