What is a goiter?
A goiter is used to describe any enlarged thyroid gland. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located in your neck.
Is a goiter dangerous?
- A feeling of neck fullness or tightness
- Difficulty swallowing
- Difficulty breathing
- Changes in your voice
Types of Goiters
Thyroid and Parathyroid Conditions FAQ's | Johns Hopkins Medicine
- Close observation
- Radiofrequency ablation (RFA)
The Johns Hopkins Thyroid & Parathyroid Center
Johns Hopkins head and neck surgeons provide specialized care for thyroid and parathyroid conditions. As leaders in scarless neck surgery and radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for thyroid nodules, our experts work with you to customize a treatment plan to help you feel your best.