Sep 1, 1977

Ultrasonic and fluorescent scanning: A combined noninvasive diagnostic approach to extrathyroidal neck lesions

American Journal of Surgery
C L BleiW Rector

Abstract

Thirteen patients with suspected extrathyroidal neck masses were investigated with the combination of fluorescent scanning and echography. Iodine content, the solid or cystic consistency of the lesion, and the position of the lesion with respect to the thyroid were determined preoperatively to estimate thyroidal origin and benignity or malignancy of the lesions. Pathologic diagnoses correlated well with these totally noninvasive studies of extrathyroidal neck masses.

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Bulla
Iodine, Homeopathic preparation
Carcinomatosis
Branchioma
Tomography, Ultrasonic
Fluorescence
Iodine
Scintiphotography
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Thyroid Diseases

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