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Which complication should the nurse suspect? Nurse Ruth is assessing a client after a thyroidectomy. The assessment reveals muscle twitching and tingling, along with numbness in the fingers, toes, and mouth area.

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Asked by RN pedia, Last updated: Jan 02, 2020

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M. Kennedy

M. Kennedy, Web Content Writer, Denver

Answered Jan 09, 2019

A thyroidectomy is a procedure done to take out the thyroid from a person. This person may have issues with this gland including having cancer of this gland or trouble swallowing and the...Read More
 

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Answered Oct 01, 2018

Tetany

Tetany may result if the parathyroid glands are excised or damaged during thyroid surgery. Hemorrhage is a potential complication after thyroid surgery but is characterized by...Read More
 

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