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355 Possible Causes for Neck Mass, Vocal Cord Paralysis

  • Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

    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[jjco.oxfordjournals.org] Rare but worrisome presentations include hoarseness due to vocal cord paralysis and obstruction of the airway or esophagus.[orpha.net] Vocal cord paralysis implies involvement of the recurrent laryngeal nerve. Red flag features [ 6 ] A family history of thyroid cancer.[patient.info]

  • Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma

    Sixteen years later, the patient presented with left neck mass detected by ultrasound in the area of thyroid bed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] About 30% of patients have vocal cord paralysis, and cervical metastases are palpable on examination in 40% of patients.[emedicine.com] Our patient presented with neck mass for 1 year with an outside laboratory report of neoplastic lesion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hurthle Cell Carcinoma

    Dysphagia, dyspnea, voice changes and an apparent mass in the neck are main findings.[symptoma.com] There was a 3 cm complex mass on the left side of the neck, posterior to the carotid sheath structures and deep to the sternomastoid, indicative of lymph node metastases.[wjso.biomedcentral.com] He was admitted to the pediatric surgical department because of a growing mass in the neck since birth.[jpatholtm.org]

  • Parathyroid Carcinoma

    Parathyroid carcinoma is a very rare endocrine malignancy, which usually presents with features of hypercalcaemia and a neck mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] cord paralysis Present in 15% with hyperparathyroidism jaw tumor (HPT-JT) syndrome, a rare autosomal disorder ( Semin Oncol 2010;37:580 ) Equal male and female incidence[pathologyoutlines.com]

  • Thyroid Lymphoma

    EVIDENCE SYNTHESIS: Primary thyroid lymphoma should be suspected in patients with a rapidly enlarging neck mass, especially in women with Hashimoto's thyroiditis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient presented here had complete recovery of vocal cord function following radiation therapy for a large thyroid lymphoma associated with vocal cord paralysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Presenting symptoms included neck mass (88%), dysphagia (45.3%), and hoarseness (37.3%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • De Quervain Thyroiditis

    A 65-year-old woman presented with a hoarse voice and an enlarging tender mass in the right side of the neck.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The thyroid, parathyroid, and neck masses othe than lymph nodes. In: Koss L, Melamed L, editors. Koss′ Diagnostic Cytology and its Histopathologic Basis. 5 th ed.[cytojournal.com] cord paralysis, and hypercalcemia. ( 22138076 ) Huang C....Wang X. 2012 49 What might cause pain in the thyroid gland?[malacards.org]

  • Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma

    There were no cervical lymphadenopathy or neck masses.[jpmsonline.com] Rare but worrisome presentations include hoarseness due to vocal cord paralysis and obstruction of the airway or esophagus.[orpha.net] Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of neck revealed a mass with destruction of C5 and extension to C6. Histopathology study demonstrated metastatic carcinoma of thyroid.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Toxic Nodular Goiter

    She denied any thyroid-related symptoms, including dysphagia, neck mass, palpitations, weight loss or anxiety.[healio.com] Three months later, since he had no relief of the compressive symptoms, the patient was referred to an ear-nose-throat specialist who detected vocal cord paralysis and requested[karger.com] The thyroid can become very large so that it can easily be seen as a mass in the neck.[endocrineweb.com]

  • Thyroid Lump

    Members of your care team at the Neck Mass and Thyroid Nodule Biopsy Clinic will work very closely with your personal doctor.[swedish.org] More severe symptoms, such as thyroid pain, difficulty in swallowing, hoarseness or vocal cord paralysis and airway obstruction may be an indication of a possible malignant[healthcentral.com] cord paralysis Other risk factors for a cancerous nodule include: Male gender Age -- younger than 20 years or older than 70 History of radiation exposure to the head or neck[uclahealth.org]

  • Differentiated Thyroid Gland Carcinoma

    The most common symptoms of anaplastic thyroid cancer are the rapid growth of a neck mass and changes to voice and and swallowing.[thyroidcancer.com] Rare but worrisome presentations include hoarseness due to vocal cord paralysis and obstruction of the airway or esophagus.[orpha.net] Vocal cord paralysis implies involvement of the recurrent laryngeal nerve. Red flag features [ 6 ] A family history of thyroid cancer.[patient.info]

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