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Radioiodine Avid Axillary Lymph Node Metastasis in Papillary Thyroid Cancer: Report of a Case

Radioiodine Avid Axillary Lymph Node Metastasis in Papillary Thyroid Cancer: Report of a Case Indian J Surg Oncol (July–September 2011) 2(3):193–196 DOI 10.1007/s13193-011-0093-3 CASE REPORT Radioiodine Avid Axillary Lymph Node Metastasis in Papillary Thyroid Cancer: Report of a Case Nishikant Damle & Harmandeep Singh & Ramya Soundararajan & Chandrasekhar Bal & Manas Sahoo & Sandeep Mathur Received: 27 June 2011 /Accepted: 26 September 2011 /Published online: 5 October 2011 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2011 Introduction ablation. Stimulated serum Thyroglobulin (Tg) level was 65 ng/ml. He was administered 200ug of thyroxine daily Differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) is the most common and his TSH level was maintained between 0.5 and 0.8 endocrine neoplasm. Distant metastases occur in up to 10% mIu/L. At 6 month follow up, stimulated Tg level following of patients with DTC [1, 2]. They are the main cause of hormone withdrawal for 4 weeks rose to 75 ng/ml and 131- thyroid cancer related deaths but are compatible with long I Whole body scan showed bilateral lung uptake. 18F-FDG term survival in a large proportion of patients. Regional PET/CT revealed presence of bilateral lung metastases. He lymph node metastasis is a very frequent finding in DTC. was treated with two doses of 150 mCi radioiodine at However, non regional lymph node metastasis http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology Springer Journals

Radioiodine Avid Axillary Lymph Node Metastasis in Papillary Thyroid Cancer: Report of a Case

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Springer Journals
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2011 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
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0975-7651
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0976-6952
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10.1007/s13193-011-0093-3
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Abstract

Indian J Surg Oncol (July–September 2011) 2(3):193–196 DOI 10.1007/s13193-011-0093-3 CASE REPORT Radioiodine Avid Axillary Lymph Node Metastasis in Papillary Thyroid Cancer: Report of a Case Nishikant Damle & Harmandeep Singh & Ramya Soundararajan & Chandrasekhar Bal & Manas Sahoo & Sandeep Mathur Received: 27 June 2011 /Accepted: 26 September 2011 /Published online: 5 October 2011 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2011 Introduction ablation. Stimulated serum Thyroglobulin (Tg) level was 65 ng/ml. He was administered 200ug of thyroxine daily Differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) is the most common and his TSH level was maintained between 0.5 and 0.8 endocrine neoplasm. Distant metastases occur in up to 10% mIu/L. At 6 month follow up, stimulated Tg level following of patients with DTC [1, 2]. They are the main cause of hormone withdrawal for 4 weeks rose to 75 ng/ml and 131- thyroid cancer related deaths but are compatible with long I Whole body scan showed bilateral lung uptake. 18F-FDG term survival in a large proportion of patients. Regional PET/CT revealed presence of bilateral lung metastases. He lymph node metastasis is a very frequent finding in DTC. was treated with two doses of 150 mCi radioiodine at However, non regional lymph node metastasis

Journal

Indian Journal of Surgical OncologySpringer Journals

Published: Sep 1, 2011

Keywords: surgical oncology; oncology; surgery

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