Case Report
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World J Clin Cases. Mar 6, 2019; 7(5): 656-662
Published online Mar 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i5.656
Concomitant paraganglioma and thyroid carcinoma: A case report
Bo Lin, Hong-Yu Yang, Hui-Jun Yang, Shi-Yue Shen
Bo Lin, Hong-Yu Yang, Hui-Jun Yang, Shi-Yue Shen, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Peking University Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen 518036, Guangdong Province, China
Author contributions: Yang HY designed the study; Yang HY and Yang HJ contributed surgical treatment and follow-up data collection; Lin B and Shen SY analyzed the data; Lin B wrote the paper; Yang HY revised the manuscript; all authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Informed consent statement: The patient provided written informed consent.
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Corresponding author: Hong-Yu Yang, PhD, Professor, Surgeon, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Peking University Shenzhen Hospital, 1120 Lianhua Road, Futian District, Shenzhen 518036, Guangdong Province, China.
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Received: January 19, 2019
Peer-review started: January 22, 2019
First decision: January 26, 2019
Revised: February 1, 2019
Accepted: February 18, 2019
Article in press: February 18, 2019
Published online: March 6, 2019
Core Tip

Core tip: The presence of concomitant paraganglioma and thyroid papillary carcinoma is extremely rare. We present a case of a head and neck paraganglioma associated with papillary thyroid carcinoma in a 51-year-old man. The major characteristics and imaging features of the lesion are discussed.