STEVEN M. SNYDER, M.D.
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To the editor: After reading the August 1973 paper (Ann Intern Med 29:205-210) by Neinas and colleagues on the lingual thyroid, I wish to report other unusual findings in a patient with a lingual thyroid.
The patient, a 67-year-old white man, has a large area of calcification in his lingual thyroid (Figure 1), and, in addition, a surgically-proved and treated Zenker's diverticulum. He has had an idiopathic enlargement of the sella turcica for at least 7 years. Two pneumoencephalograms have failed to show air in the sella, and a past craniotomy at another hospital did not show suspected suprasellar extension
SNYDER SM. Lingual Thyroid. Ann Intern Med. 1974;80:675. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-80-5-675_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;80(5):675.
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