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Young Ki Lee 2 Articles
Columnar variant of papillary carcinoma in the thyroglossal duct cyst with progression to lung metastasis.
Yujung Yun, Hye Jung Park, Young Ki Lee, Yongin Cho, Beoduel Kang, Hyun Ju Kim, Jung Hee Lee, Moo Nyun Jin, Dong Yeob Shin
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2014;31(2):103-108.   Published online December 31, 2014
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Thyroglossal duct cyst (TGDC) carcinoma generally shows a favorable prognosis. If metastasis is present latently, it may not threaten the patient's life immediately. It has been shown, however, that larger than 1 cm papillary carcinoma (PC), level VI metastasis to the lymph node (LN), which is the nearest to the thyroid, independently predicts a worse prognosis. In the case presented herein, a 61-year-old female patient was diagnosed with an about 3 cm PC in the TGDC, particularly the columnar variant subtype, one of the aggressive variants. She had occult papillary thyroid microcarcinoma, but no LN metastasis. Even though she underwent the Sistrunk procedure and total thyroidectomy with central compartment neck dissection followed by high-dose radioactive iodine remnant ablation, however, the cancer cells spread to level IV neck LN, and finally to the lung. Therefore, when a patient is diagnosed with an aggressive histologic variant of PC in the TGDC, even without LN metastasis, the invasive surgical approach and close postoperative surveillance are necessary, with consideration of the risk of disease progression. Therefore, if it is possible to stratify the risk for patients, higher-risk patients can be offered a more invasive therapeutic approach.
MR imaging of internuclear ophthalmoplegia due to cerebrovascular diseases.
Suk Hee Kim, Young Ki Lee, Jung Sang Hah, Young Ju Byun, Choong Suh Park, Sun Yong Kim
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 1991;8(1):220-230.   Published online June 30, 1991
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Internuclear ophthalmoplegia is a conjugated gaze disorder characterized by impaired adduction on the side of a lesion involving the medial longitudinal fasciculus with dissociated nystagmus of the other abducting eye. Six patients with INO (who had clinical cerebrovascular diseases) underwent MR imaging and the results were as follows: 1. The MLF lesions were identified by MR imaging in 5 cases 2. The ratio of unilateral INO to bilateral INO was 5:1 3. The nature of lesions was infarction in 4 cases and hemorrhage in 1 case 4. The sites of MLE lesion were in the midbrain in 4 cases and in the pons in 1 case 5. All 5 cases of INO identified by MR imaging had other lesion sites in addition to MLE lesion.


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