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Papillary carcinoma in a thyroglossal duct cyst.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16761493     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Papillary carcinoma arising in a thyroglossal duct cyst is a rare tumor. We report the case of 64-year-old man treated for thyroglossal duct cyst. Preoperatively, the thyroid gland was normal on physical examination and imaging studies. The Sistrunk procedure was done. The histopathological examination revealed thyroid papillary carcinoma. Postoperatively thyroid hormon was given to suppress serum TSH levels and the patient was followed at regular intervals. During a 5-year follow-up period, no recurrence of the disease occured.
V Zivaljevic; V Bozic
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta chirurgica Belgica     Volume:  106     ISSN:  0001-5458     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Chir. Belg.     Publication Date:    2006 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-06-09     Completed Date:  2006-10-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370571     Medline TA:  Acta Chir Belg     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  252-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Center for Endocrine Surgery, Institute of Endocrinology, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro. abvzival@Eunet.Yu
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MeSH Terms
Carcinoma, Papillary / complications*,  pathology,  surgery
Middle Aged
Thyroglossal Cyst / complications*,  pathology,  surgery
Thyroid Neoplasms / complications*,  pathology,  surgery

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