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Table 5 Clinical circumstances and ultrasound examinations

From: Unexpected esophageal diseases appeared in thyroid resections

Source Age (years)/sex Chief complaint Type of surgery Size (cm) ultrasound description Location
Case 3 47/F Pressure sensation Excision and repair 2.2 × 4 Solitary, irregular hyper echoic area L
Case 4 39/F Pressure sensation Excision and repair 3.2 × 3.6 Solitary, substantial low echo L
Case 5 54/M Pressure sensation Excision and repair 1.8 × 1 Solitary, low echo of mass with post acoustic shadow L
Case 6 35/F Pressure sensation Excision and repair 4 × 3.5 Solitary, hyper echoic foci L
Case 7 37/F Hoarseness Excision and repair 4 × 4 Solitary, grit calcification L
Bin [8] 50/F Mild pharyngeal foreign body sensation No 1.2 × 0.6 Solitary, hypo echoic, calcified L
Yong Fang et al. 2011 [9] 73/F Finding left neck mass Excision and repair 3 × 1.8 Solitary, cystic and solid mass L
Beth-Ann [10] 54/F Finding left neck mass NA 2 × 1.2 Solitary, heterogeneous hypo echoic L
  1. NA, no data available.