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157 Possible Causes for Cervical Lymphadenopathy, Neck Mass, Vocal Cord Paralysis

  • Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

    The evaluation of a patient with papillary cancer begins with the physical exam and the mobility of the true vocal folds, as well as any cervical lymphadenopathy.[] X-rays Alive with disease 10 (2 cases) 51/M Neck mass No Lung CR 131 I Alive with disease 59/M Neck mass Yes None CR 131 I Alive with disease 11 82/F Neck mass Yes Lung and[] Rare but worrisome presentations include hoarseness due to vocal cord paralysis and obstruction of the airway or esophagus.[]

  • Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma

    The children had near-normal calcitonin levels, and none had sonographic evidence of suspicious thyroid nodules or cervical lymphadenopathy.[] Sixteen years later, the patient presented with left neck mass detected by ultrasound in the area of thyroid bed.[] About 30% of patients have vocal cord paralysis, and cervical metastases are palpable on examination in 40% of patients.[]

  • Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma

    Common modes of presentation of follicular thyroid carcinoma include a solitary thyroid nodule and cervical lymphadenopathy.[] There were no cervical lymphadenopathy or neck masses.[] Rare but worrisome presentations include hoarseness due to vocal cord paralysis and obstruction of the airway or esophagus.[]

  • Thyroid Lymphoma

    Sonographic features including thyroid size, thyroid background echotexture, lesion size, echogenecity, calcification, vascularity, cervical lymphadenopathy of each type were[] EVIDENCE SYNTHESIS: Primary thyroid lymphoma should be suspected in patients with a rapidly enlarging neck mass, especially in women with Hashimoto's thyroiditis.[] The patient presented here had complete recovery of vocal cord function following radiation therapy for a large thyroid lymphoma associated with vocal cord paralysis.[]

  • Hurthle Cell Carcinoma

    […] thyroid nodules or suspicious cervical lymphadenopathy; a total thyroidectomy and cervical lymph node dissection (central and/or lateral) was performed when suspicious lymphadenopathy[] Dysphagia, dyspnea, voice changes and an apparent mass in the neck are main findings.[] Signs of hyper-IgD syndrome include cervical lymphadenopathy, splenomegaly, arthritis, skin lesions (maculopapular rash, petechiae, or purpura), and orogenital aphthous ulcers[]

  • Differentiated Thyroid Gland Carcinoma

    Cervical lymphadenopathy and a large, painful mass may distinguish thyroid cancer from benign nodular lesions.[] The most common symptoms of anaplastic thyroid cancer are the rapid growth of a neck mass and changes to voice and and swallowing.[] Rare but worrisome presentations include hoarseness due to vocal cord paralysis and obstruction of the airway or esophagus.[]

  • Carcinoma of the Larynx

    Subglottic cancer presents with dyspnea, stridor, or palpable cervical lymphadenopathy.[] A 56-year-old, diabetic male presented with a 2.5-cm, left-sided neck mass. Fine needle aspiration showed a mixture of malignant squamous and spindle cells.[] Learn More About Topic Vocal Cord (Fold) Paralysis Vocal cord paralysis and paresis can result from abnormal function of the nerves that control your voice box muscles (laryngeal[]

  • Lymph Node Metastasis

    Imaging of malignant cervical lymphadenopathy. Dentomaxillofac Radiol 2000;29:133-43. [ PUBMED ] 30.[] NPC and CCUP are both with the neck mass as the first complaint, so there are relatively many CCUP patients diagnosed in our center.[] So et al. [ 27 ] reported 3.8% rate of temporary vocal cord paralysis which resolved within 6 months.[]

  • Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma

    Herein, we report a case of a 34 year old male who presented with a progressively enlarging neck mass.[] Clinically, anaplastic thyroid carcinoma often presents as a quickly growing and firm lesion in the neck, and it may be associated with vocal cord paralysis, hoarseness, weight[] Symptoms include: Cough Coughing up blood Difficulty swallowing Hoarseness or changing voice Loud breathing Lower neck lump, which often grows quickly Pain Vocal cord paralysis[]

  • Parathyroid Carcinoma

    There was no evidence of cervical lymphadenopathy or local infiltration. On a Sestamibi scan, a hot spot was seen in the lower pole of left thyroid lobe.[] Parathyroid carcinoma is a very rare endocrine malignancy, which usually presents with features of hypercalcaemia and a neck mass.[] The patient is a 57-year-old woman with long-standing right-sided vocal cord paralysis presented with a progressive 3 2 3 cm mass in the right neck.[]

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