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Title: Thyroid cancer in autonomous 'hot nodule'

Author:
Marek Niedziela, Jan Bręborowicz, Danuta Bręborowicz, Michał Rólski, Małgorzata Warzywoda, Eugeniusz Korman
Type:
Case Reports
Language:
PL
Journal:
Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Year:
1999
Volume:
5
Number:
2
Start page:
109
Final page:
112
ISSN:
2081-237X
Keywords:
thyroid, thyroid nodular disease, autonomous nodule, hypoechogenic lesion, hot nodule, thyroid cancer, thyroidectomy
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17-year-old girl with thyroid tumor of the right lobe is described in this paper. Based on clinical picture anddiagnostic criteria the follicular adenoma was suspected pre-operatively as the most likely final diagnosis.Post-operative histopathological evaluation proved the presence of the oxyphilic type of follicular thyroid cancerwithin the follicular adenoma. The authors analyze the possibilities of the pre-operative discovery of thediscussed cancer.