Lymph node surgery for thyroid cancer

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Authors

Colleges, School and Institutes

External organisations

  • Department of Otolaryngology
  • University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Abstract

The thyroid has a dense network of intraglandular lymphatics which joins collecting and draining lymphatic trunks and leaves the gland with the vascular supply. This results in early multifocal disease and significant locoregional spread.

Details

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTips and Tricks in Endocrine Surgery
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014

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