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This colour enhanced coronal (frontal) CT reconstruction of the neck shows an abnormal left lobe of the thyroid gland which represents a thyroid goiter (purple). This is often seen in association with iodine deficeint diets. The left lobe of the thyroid is abnormally enlarged and demonstrates heterogenous density. Also seen are the surrounding vascular structures of the superior mediastinum (central part of upper chest) and the neck. The upper lobes of the lungs are black and are on both sides.
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