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Neck and Thyroid

If asked to examine the neck, do the section entitled "Neck." If you notice a goitre, ask to examine the rest of thyroid status. If asked to assess the thyroid status then do the section marked "Thyroid status" and then examine the neck. The differential for a neck lump is wide but by far the most common station will be a goitre.

Neck

Inspect

Palpate

Percuss

Auscultate

"I Would Like to"

Thyroid Status

Inspect

Arms

Face

Other

Eye thyroid signs

  1. Signs found in Graves only: Exophthalmos, ophthalmoplegia
  2. Hyperthyroid signs: Lid retraction, lid lag

Common Conditions

Anatomy

Thyroid anatomy
Thyroid anatomy. (Public domain from http://seer.cancer.gov).
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