Papillary thyroid carcinoma in cervical lymph nodes with vanished thyroid gland after ablation of Graves’ disease by radioactive iodine

O. Hamdy*, S. Raafat, G. A. Saleh, K. Atallah, Mahmoud M. Saleh, A. M. Shebl, M. A. Hegazy

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Primary thyroid carcinoma after thyroid ablation by radioactive iodine is rare. We present a very rare condition of lateral apparent papillary thyroid carcinoma eight years after receiving radioactive iodine for thyrotoxicosis, which led to complete anatomical and functional involution of the thyroid gland.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)E122-E124
JournalAnnals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • Iodine Radioisotopes
  • Neck Dissection
  • Thyroid Neoplasms
  • Thyrotoxicosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine

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