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thyroid size

i just had my thyroid removed two weeks agoand my surgical pathology reports the size of my thyroid as "total thyroid gland 170G. specimen is distorted including a paired 10x4x3.7 cm right and left thyroid 4.7cm inwidth, 2cm in len isthmus binding the two. Total weight of 1/4 pd.  Much more to the report but my question is what is the "normal size" of a healthy thyroid and was mine really large?


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Geez, I don't have the answer but WELCOME to the COMMUNITY!

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Thanks for the WELCOME. This is the first time I ever wrote to a "community" so i wasn't sure what to expect. Hopefully someone out there has an answer.
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