thyroid vein


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thyroid vein

The inferior, the middle, or the superior thyroid vein.
See also: vein
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The superior pole vessels are identified, coagulated, and divided with the harmonic scalpel, as is the middle thyroid vein.
The lateral thyroid lobes are dissected away from the overlying sternothyroid muscles with ligation and division of the middle thyroid veins when present.
Early invasion into the branches of the cranial and caudal thyroid veins with the formation of tumor cell thrombi leads to multiple pulmonary metastases, often before the involvement of the retropharyngeal and caudal cervical lymph nodes (CAPEN, 2007), as noted in case 2.
The inferior thyroid veins were engorged and felt like enlarged lymph nodes.