We report the first case (to our knowledge) of a multifocal papillary thyroid carcinoma arising in a lingual thyroid. The patient underwent a transcervical, transhyoid approach for excision, followed by radioiodine ablation, with excellent functional and oncologic results. We also discuss the management, diagnosis, and historical background of a malignant neoplasm arising in a lingual thyroid.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Archives of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery|
|State||Published - Oct 1 2002|
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