Potential utility of sentinel node biopsy in the original surgical assessment of Hürthle cell tumors of the thyroid: 23-year institutional review of Hürthle cell neoplasms.

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Great difficulty still exists in determining the potential malignancy of Hürthle cell tumors of the thyroid gland. Indications for the extent of resection vary greatly in the reported literature. Sentinel node biopsy has shown its usefulness as a prognostic indicator in both melanoma and breast cancer. The feasibility of using it… (More)

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