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A 22-year-old male asked:

I have a damaged vocal cord due to thyroidectomy, lately i noticed an internal lump above collar bone left to the neck, could it be related?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 47 years experience
Perhaps, if: your thyroidictomy was performed for cancer, it could be recurrence in lymph node. Otherwise, lump is probably not directly related to nerve damage. Ask your surgeon for further advice.
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