Plummer disease

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Plum·mer dis·ease

(plŭm'ĕr),
eponym sometimes applied to hyperthyroidism resulting from a nodular toxic goiter, usually not accompanied by exophthalmos.

Plummer,

Henry Stanley, U.S. physician, 1874-1937.
Plummer bag - Synonym(s): Plummer dilator
Plummer bougie
Plummer dilator - an instrument for dilating the lower end of the esophagus in cardiospasm. Synonym(s): Plummer bag
Plummer disease - hyperthyroidism resulting from a nodular toxic goiter, usually not accompanied by exophthalmos.
Plummer sign - a sign of Graves disease.
Plummer-Vinson syndrome - iron deficiency anemia, dysphagia, esophageal web, and atrophic glossitis. Synonym(s): Paterson-Kelly syndrome; sideropenic dysphagia
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In these patients the underlying thyroid disease is most commonly Graves' disease but ANCA positive vasculitis has also been seen with association with toxic multinodular goitre (4).
8 was scheduled for an elective thyroidectomy for toxic multinodular goitre.
The commonest indication for total thyroidectomy in both the groups was Euthyroid multinodular goitre (MNG), followed by toxic multinodular goitre, Graves disease and malignancy (Table-1).