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321 Possible Causes for Neck Mass, Vocal Cord Paralysis, Weight Loss

  • Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma

    Weight loss. Unusual weight loss is a symptom of advanced medullary thyroid cancer that has spread beyond the thyroid into other organs.[] 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.[]

  • Toxic Nodular Goiter

    ., anxiety, irritability, intolerance to heat, tremor, arrhythmias, hypertension and weight loss despite an increased appetite.[] She denied any thyroid-related symptoms, including dysphagia, neck mass, palpitations, weight loss or anxiety.[] 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[]

  • De Quervain Thyroiditis

    Both TA and subacute thyroiditis may be accompanied by fatigue, weight loss, and night sweats.[] A 65-year-old woman presented with a hoarse voice and an enlarging tender mass in the right side of the neck.[] A 61 years old woman presented with low grade fever and weight loss for a month.[]

  • 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[] Conversely, rapid heartbeat, feeling hot or increased sweating, trembling or weight loss could indicate an overactive thyroid.[] Rare but worrisome presentations include hoarseness due to vocal cord paralysis and obstruction of the airway or esophagus.[]

  • Hurthle Cell Carcinoma

    Do the swollen lymph nodes cause extreme tiredness and weight loss? I pray to get to the bottom of it soon. The odds of this type of cancer is only 3%. Very good odds.[] Dysphagia, dyspnea, voice changes and an apparent mass in the neck are main findings.[] Possible side effects may include diarrhea, weight loss, fatigue, high blood pressure and skin rash. 5.[]

  • Parathyroid Carcinoma

    A 29-year-old man presented to his primary care physician with nausea, severe weight loss and muscle weakness. He had a hard, fixed neck swelling.[] 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.[]

  • Carcinoma of the Larynx

    Weight loss. Unintentional weight loss may signal an underlying cancer.[] 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[]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    On admission, the patient presented with weight loss, cough and hemoptysis.[] He also complained of a mass in his neck, which had grown slowly for over 5 years.[] Phrenic nerve Diaphragmatic paralysis Recurrent laryngeal N. Vocal cord paralysis. SVC Dilated neck & anterior chest wall veins. Pulmonary artery Pulmonary oligemia.[]

  • Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma

    Herein, we report a case of a 34 year old male who presented with a progressively enlarging neck mass.[] He developed recent symptoms of dyspnea, dysphagia, neck welling and uniintentional weight loss.[] 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[]

  • Thyroid Lymphoma

    Two (22.2%) presented with a hoarse voice, dysphagia, and only one patient had a B symptom of weight loss.[] 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.[]

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