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ea0022p761 | Thyroid | ECE2010

Crescent incidence of papillary thyroid microcarcinoma: 2000--09

Bayo Juan A Hernandez , Belinchon Sz.-Somoza Monica , Bayo Jose M Hernandez , Criado Luis Acosta , Viera Manuel Garcia

Objective: Papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTM) is a malignant thyroid tumour with potential multifocality and diameter ≤1 cm. Usually is found like incidentaloma, and the epidemiology is not clearly established. We have analysed their epidemiologic in La Palma Island at last 10 years.Patients and methods: We collected all cases of PTM diagnosed in 345 consecutive thyroid surgeries performed for whichever benign thyroid disease (thyrogloss duct c...