Follicular carcinoma of the thyroid with a single metastatic lesion in the lumbar spine: A case report
Yao-Kun Chen, Wei-Xun Lin, Jie-Hua Zheng, Yi-Yuan Liu, Juan Zou, Jie-Hui Cai, Ze-Qi Ji, Ling-Zhi Chen, Zhi-Yang Li, Ye-Xi Chen, Department of Thyroid, Breast and Hernia Surgery, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Shantou University Medical College, Shantou 515000, Guangdong Province, China
Yu-Chun Chen, Department of Bone, Joint and Spine Surgery, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Shantou University Medical College, Shantou 515000, Guangdong Province, China
Author contributions: All authors contributed to the study conception and design; Chen YX and Li ZY performed the literature concept; Chen YK and Chen YC wrote the original draft and resources; Lin WX and Zheng JH reviewed and edited the manuscript; Liu YY, Zou J, Cai JH, Ji ZQ and Chen LZ investigated and collected these cases; All authors have read and approved the final manuscript; Chen YK and Chen YC contributed equally to this work.
Supported by the Medical Scientific Research Foundation of Guangdong Province, China, No. A2021432 and B2021448; the Shantou Medical Science and Technology Planning Project, No. 210521236491457 and 210625106490696; and the Undergraduate Innovation Training Project of Shantou University, No. 31/38/47/54.
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Corresponding author: Ye-Xi Chen, MD, Chief Doctor, Professor, Department of Thyroid, Breast and Hernia Surgery, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Shantou University Medical College, No. 69 North Dongxia Road, Shantou 515000, Guangdong Province, China. email@example.com
Received: May 12, 2022
Peer-review started: May 12, 2022
First decision: June 8, 2022
Revised: June 17, 2022
Accepted: August 11, 2022
Article in press: August 11, 2022
Published online: September 16, 2022