Jordan University of Science and Technology

Intravascular extension of papillary thyroid carcinoma to the internal jugular vein: A case report

Authors:  Al-Jarrah Q1Abou-Foul A2Heis H3

Papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) is the most common thyroid malignancy and usually spreads via lymphatic system. PTC can sometimes show microscopic vascular invasion, but rarely causes tumour thrombus in the internal jugular vein (IJV) or other great veins of the neck.