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Thyroglossal duct carcinoma

Abdullah, Kahairi and Raja Lope Ahmad, Raja Ahmad Al'konee and Leman, Wan Ishlah and H, Hasmah (2009) Thyroglossal duct carcinoma. Singapore Medical Journal, 50 (12). e404-e406. ISSN 0037-5675

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Abstract

We report a 56-year-old Malay woman with a tumour that involved the skin and caused hyoid bone erosion. There was no clinical or radiological evidence of regional lymph node involvement. A modified radical neck dissection with preservation of the accessory nerve and internal jugular vein was performed, followed by an "extended" Sistrunk operation. The surgical defect was reconstructed with a pectoralis major myocutaneous flap. Our literature review showed that this is the first reported thyroglossal duct carcinoma which involved the skin and required a pedicle flap reconstruction.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4845/917
Uncontrolled Keywords: hyoid bone lesion, thyroglossal duct carcinoma, thyroid gland carcinoma, thyroidectomy
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Medicine
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Depositing User: Ms Zati Atiqah Mohamad Tanuri
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2011 16:45
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2011 16:49
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/917

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