Ultrasound characteristics of cervical lesions in patients with radioiodine refractory differentiated thyroid cancer: A strobe-compliant article

Radioiodine refractory (RAIR) is the major cause of thyroid cancer-related death. In order to avoid needless Radioiodine (RAI) therapy, recognizing the RAIR cases in time is important for the patients to obtain more time for the effective therapy. Evaluate the ultrasound features of cervical metastatic lymph node in patients with RAIR differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC). Seventeen adult patients with histologically confirmed locally advanced or metastatic RAIR-DTC were prospectively enrolled. The ultrasound (US) characteristics of cervical lesions in patients with the RAIR-DTC were compared with cervical lymph node metastasis from 59 non RAIR-DTC cases. Among the 17 patients, cervical lymph node metastasis was found in 15 patients (88.3%). The cervical lesions of RAIR-DTC (mean size, 2.0 cm) were larger than that in non RAIR-DTC group (mean size, 1.30 cm). More multiple lesions and more lesions with visible flow were found in the RAIR Group, while fewer hyperechogenic punctuations were found in RAIR group (P 
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Observational Study Source Type: research

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Source: Annali Italiani di Chirurgia - Category: Surgery Tags: Ann Ital Chir Source Type: research
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Source: BMC Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
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Source: Frontiers in Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
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Source: In Vivo - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Clinical Studies Source Type: research
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Source: Acta Clinica Croatica - Category: General Medicine Tags: Acta Clin Croat Source Type: research
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Source: Hormones - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Hormones (Athens) Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Nuclear Medicine - Category: Nuclear Medicine Authors: Tags: Other Solid Tumors/ Hematologic Malignancies (Clinical) II Source Type: research
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Source: Frontiers in Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
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