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Bilateral Level I Lymphadenopathy in Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma: A Case Report and Review of Literature

V Sasi Mouli, M Shreyamsa

Citation Information : Mouli VS, Shreyamsa M. Bilateral Level I Lymphadenopathy in Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma: A Case Report and Review of Literature. World J Endoc Surg 2020; 12 (1):41-44.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10002-1288

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 20-08-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Lymph nodal metastases in differentiated thyroid cancers (DTC) occur in 30–90% of all cases.1 A major question remains about the therapeutic benefits of a more or less extensive lateral lymphadenectomy as metastases to levels I and V are infrequent, and extensive dissections may add to the morbidity. We herein report a case of papillary carcinoma thyroid with bilateral level I–V lymph node metastases.


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