Metastasis in differentiated thyroid carcinoma.

M. A. Azim, K. S. Salam, M. K. Khan, J. A. Khan, M. A. Hussain, S. C. Kundu, M. G. Mostafa

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Seventy patients of differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) irrespective of age and sex were selected in ENT Department of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka Medical College Hospital and Rangpur Medical College Hospital who were admitted from March 2003 to March 2005. Female were more commonly affected (2.6:1) Papillary carcinoma was more common in 31-50 years of age and follicular carcinoma (ca) common in 41-50 years of age. Among the differentiated thyroid carcinoma papillary carcinoma found 77.15% and follicular ca. found 22.85%. Lymph node metastasis was more common in papillary (35%) than follicular carcinoma (12.5%). But distant metastasis was more common in follicular (12.5%) than papillary carcinoma (3.70). Maximum lymph node metastasis was found in level 3(55%), level 2(45%).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)497-503
Number of pages7
JournalMymensingh medical journal : MMJ
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2010


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