July 04, 2009

RANDOM: Michelangelo's David Statue Has a Goiter???

So, I was looking at a picture of The David statue by Michelangelo standing in front of the Palazzo Vecchio when I noticed something on the neck... a bulge just off the midline and below the thyroid cartilage. Could it be a thyroid goiter or mass?

If David was alive today, I most definitely would obtain a thyroid ultrasound and perhaps a fine needle aspirate if a nodule was found. Thyroid cancer would be the concern I would counsel David about.

Read more about the surgery here or watch the video!

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