Case Reports in Endocrinology / 2015 / Article / Tab 2

Case Report

Thyroid Sporadic Goiter with Adult Heterotopic Bone Formation

Table 2

Main morphological characteristics of the 5 thyroidectomy specimens.

NumberThyroid weight (grams)Thyroid volume (mm3)Number of HBF foci (size, mm)Number of ossification fociThyroid calcificationsThyroid fibrosisThyroid inflammationVascular calcificationsThyroid adipose involution

14893.751 (2.5 mm)01SevereModerateNoMultifocal

2327227 (2–10 mm)111SevereModerateNoMultifocal

338511 (10)01MildMildIntra-, perithyroidNo

41151952 (1 and 9.5 mm)141MildModerateIntra-, perithyroidNo

5431801 (8 mm)01MildMild to moderateIntra-, perithyroidMultifocal

Cases 3, 4, and 5 showed also reticular and perivascular calcifications in hyperplastic nodules.
Normal parathyroid tissue was seen in the perithyroid adipose tissue in Case 1.