Hypopharyngeal and Parapharyngeal Space Metastasis of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: A Case Report

Batioglu-Karaaltin A. , AZIZLI E., ERSOZLU I. , Yigit O. , Cansiz H.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.31, no.2, pp.177-179, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2014.13003
  • Title of Journal : BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.177-179


Background: Carcinoma of the thyroid gland is one of the most commonly encountered endocrine malignancies. Papillary carcinoma is the most common histological type, and its spread is usually lymphatic. About 30-80% patients with papillary carcinoma develop lymphatic metastases.