Surgery Research and Practice / 2017 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Clinical Study on the Etiology of Postthyroidectomy Skin Sinus Formation

Table 2

Surgery related status.

PatientsPrimary surgical procedureSinus locationSize of the sinusExtension of sinus tractSinus termination endForeign bodySurgical procedureHistopathologicalPostoperative
followup time

1Both partial thyroidectomyIn primary incision line0.5 × 0.5 cm5 cmSRTSuturesCEFCompliance with sinus
No cancer
20 months
2Both partial thyroidectomyIn primary incision line1 × 1 cm6 cmMRTSuturesCEFCompliance with sinus
No cancer
35 months
3Both subtotal thyroidectomyDrainage outlet0.8 × 0.8 cm7.5 cmSLTSuturesCEF + right residual thyroidectomyCompliance with sinus
No cancer
24 months
4Both subtotal thyroidectomyabove the incision line0.6 × 0.6 cm5 cmSRTSuturesCEFCompliance with sinus
No cancer
2 months
5Left subtotal thyroidectomyIn primary incision line0.5 × 0.5 cm4 cmMLTSuturesCEF + left residual thyroidectomyCompliance with sinus
No cancer
19 months

CEF: complete excision of fistula; SLT: superior left thyroid; SRT: superior right thyroid; MLT: middle left thyroid; MRT: middle right thyroid.