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Avoiding Hypoparathyroidism During Thyroid Surgery

There is a significant risk for hypoparathyroidism when a total thyroidectomy, bilateral subtotal thyroidectomy and central node dissection are done. Postoperative hypoparathyroidism results in hypocalcemia.  These are usually manifested as: Numbness and tingling sensations in the perioral area or in the … Continue reading

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