Partial Versus Total Thyroidectomy
What is the difference between a total thyroidectomy and a partial thyroidectomy? What are the side effects of each? Where will the incision be made, how large will my scar be? Do I need a plastic surgeon? How long will I be in the hospital after surgery and when can I go back to work?
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