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Accessory nerve nodules

Lester J Layfield, Evelyn Gopez, Sharon Hirschowitz
The utility and cost effectiveness of salivary gland fine-needle aspiration (FNA) is controversial. Some authorities argue FNA has no added value over clinical-radiographic study because most salivary gland nodules occur in the parotid and the tumor's relationship to the facial nerve determines the operative procedure rather than the histology. Other experts contend FNA is of value by reducing the overall number of operative procedures performed. We studied 306 salivary gland nodules (214 parotid and 92 submandibular gland) undergoing FNA...
November 2006: Diagnostic Cytopathology
P Seifert, M Spitznas, F Koch, A Cusumano
Human accessory lacrimal glands were examined both light and electron microscopically and their gross architecture was reconstructed from serial sections. Every accessory lacrimal gland nodule is an individual organ with its own connective tissue coat and excretory duct. Within the gland proper, the excretory duct ramifies to form intralobular ducts, which are connected to the secretory glandular epithelia. The secretory epithelia are composed of elongated tubules terminating in short end pieces with lumina of variable width...
November 1993: German Journal of Ophthalmology
E H Withers, D L Page, J Hollifield, J A Patton, L Rosenfeld
A statistical analysis of 193 patients with thyroid carcinoma encountered at Vanderbilt University Hospital from 1925 to 1974 is reported, from which the following conclusions are drawn: (1) Papillary thyroid carcinoma is an extremely favorable lesion that when grossly limited to one thyroid lobe can usually be managed successfully by ipsolateral total lobectomy. (2) Cervical lymph node enlargement in patients with papillary carcinoma requires lymph node dissection. When feasible, the spinal accessory nerve should be preserved...
October 1975: American Journal of Surgery
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