Mechanisms of cyst formation in metastatic lymph nodes of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

Abstract

Cystic change in metastatic lymph nodes occurs in certain types of tumors and mostly in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. In the majority of cases, psuedocystic change is the mechanism of cyst formation. However, sometimes a true cyst cavity is formed. This occurrence is unexplained and some theories are introduced to explain it. In this paper… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1746-1596-7-6

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