Pattern of cervical lymph node metastases from papillary carcinoma of the thyroid.

@article{Sivanandan2001PatternOC,
  title={Pattern of cervical lymph node metastases from papillary carcinoma of the thyroid.},
  author={R. Sivanandan and K C Soo},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={88 9},
  pages={1241-4}
}
INTRODUCTION The management of cervical metastases from papillary thyroid carcinoma ranges from selective removal (berry picking) to a formal comprehensive neck dissection. Without a clear understanding of the distribution of nodes at risk, the formulation of strategies on how best to manage the clinically positive neck is difficult. This study reports on observations made in patients who underwent a therapeutic comprehensive neck dissection for metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma by… CONTINUE READING

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