The Case of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Presented with Lumbar Spine Metastasis
Received Date: Jan 03, 2015 / Accepted Date: Feb 16, 2015 / Published Date: Feb 25, 2015
Papillary thyroid carcinoma is the most frequent thyroid malignancy with the best prognosis. It constitutes 80- 85% of differentiated thyroid carcinomas. Typically seen in the 3rd and 4th decades, papillary thyroid carcinoma is prevailed among women 2 times greater compared to men. In papillary thyroid carcinoma cases where local lymph node metastasis is frequently seen; lung, bone, and brain metastases are rarely determined. In this case report, the case of papillary thyroid carcinoma presented with lumbar spine metastasis was reported by reviewing the literature data.
Citation: Durna YM, Yigit O, Acioglu E, Gunver F (2015) The Case of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Presented with Lumbar Spine Metastasis. Otolaryngology 5:189. Doi: 10.4172/2161-119X.1000189
Copyright: © 2015 Durna YM, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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