Abstract

Case Report

Papillary thyroid cancer and cervical lymph mode metastases – optimal preoperative evaluation

George H Sakorafas*

Published: 16 February, 2021 | Volume 5 - Issue 1 | Pages: 011-013

Papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) is the most common subtype of thyroid cancer and a highly curable malignancy [1]. However, despite its excellent prognosis, cervical lymph node metastases (CLNMs) are present in a significant percentage of patients with papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) (upto 50% - 60%) [2].

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Keywords:

Thyroid; Cancer; Thyroidectomy; Metastases; Lymph nodes; Papillary; Lymph node dissection

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