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Column 3. Anaplastic Transformation of Differentiated Carcinoma

  • Masahisa Saikawa
  • Haruki Akasu
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Abstract

Rapidly enlarging, hard, immobile tumor, prominent dyspnea, and difficulty swallowing are indicative of anaplastic transformation of differentiated carcinoma. Anaplastic transformation can occur in metastatic lymph nodes and metastatic target organs.

Keywords

Lymph Node Metastasis Thyroid Cancer Metastatic Lymph Node Differentiate Thyroid Cancer Term Survival 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Head and Neck SurgeryNational Center Hospital EastKashiwaJapan
  2. 2.Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine SurgeryNippon Medical SchoolTokyoJapan

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