strumectomy

strumectomy

 [stroo-mek´tah-me]
excision of a goiter.

strumectomy

/stru·mec·to·my/ (stroo-mek´tah-me) excision of a goiter.

strumectomy

(stro͞o-mĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of all or a portion of a goitrous tumor.

stru·mec·to·my

(strū-mek'tŏ-mē)
Surgical removal of all or a portion of a goitrous tumor.
[struma + G. ektomē, excision]

strumectomy

excision of a goiter.
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Surgical treatment ranges from total abdominal hysterectomy, plus bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy with omentectomy, to conservative surgery, involving unilateral oophorectomy or strumectomy (cystectomy), for preservation of fertility.
If preservation of fertility is desired and the carcinoma is limited to the ovary, unilateral salpingo-oophorectomy or strumectomy is suggested; otherwise, total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy are typically performed.
Two years after the onset of thyroid disease she underwent partial strumectomy and 6 years ago received two sessions of radioactive iodine with a total dose of 763 MBq and intravenous corticosteroid therapy in repeated cycles.