An unusual presentation of thyroid papillary carcinoma: enlargement of a cervical intervertebral foramen.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Isolated enlargement of the cervical intervertebral foramen is frequently associated with dumbbell neurogenic tumors. We present an unusual case of isolated enlargement of a cervical intervertebral foramen in a 77-year-old male with an aggressive papillary thyroid carcinoma. To our knowledge, this represents the first case describing a thyroid process as a cause of foraminal enlargement.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Roberts, L; Drayer, BP; Apple, JS; Martinez, S

Published Date

  • 1986

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 10 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 45 - 49

PubMed ID

  • 3956189

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0730-4862

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0730-4862(86)90019-3


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States