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Table 3 Histology of substernal goiters in Group 1 – no sternotomy (n = 40 patients) and Group 2 – associated sternotomy (n = 4 patients)

From: Thyroiditis process as a predictive factor of sternotomy in the treatment of cervico-mediastinal goiter

  Group 1 Group 2 Total
Multinodular 25 2 27
Thyroiditis 6 1 7
Carcinoma 6 1 7
Basedow 2 0 2
Plummer Adenoma 1 0 1