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Tracheal invasion and cardiopulmonary compromise from primary thyroid lymphoma
  • S. Fang,
  • Lisi Hu,
  • Karan Kapoor
S. Fang
East Surrey Hospital
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Lisi Hu
East Surrey Hospital
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Karan Kapoor
East Surrey Hospital
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Abstract

Rapidly expanding thyroid lesions with tracheal invasion are typical characteristics of anaplastic and high-grade thyroid carcinomas. However, primary thyroid lymphoma (PTL) must also be considered as a differential. We present a rare case of PTL with direct invasion and compression of the trachea resulting in pulmonary oedema and cardiomyopathy.

Peer review status:IN REVISION

01 Aug 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
23 Nov 2020Assigned to Editor
23 Nov 2020Submission Checks Completed
07 Dec 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
18 Dec 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
26 Dec 2020Editorial Decision: Revise Minor