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ea0084ps3-15-139 | Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis & Treatment | ETA2022

Thyroid lymphoma - lessons learned when time is of the essence

Luis Pinheiro Joao , Santos Andreia J. , Gomes Aline , Santos Natalia , Vicente Joao , Oliveira Ana

Introduction: Primary thyroid lymphoma is rare and accounts for less than 5% of all thyroid malignancies. The risk is almost 60 times higher in those with thyroiditis and is more common in females, with a ratio of 4:1. The most frequent local symptom is a rapidly enlarging thyroid gland along with the resultant obstructive symptoms. Fine needle aspiration is the initial diagnostic procedure for thyroid tissue sampling. The main differential diagnosis is anaplastic thyroid carc...