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ea0063p372 | Thyroid 1 | ECE2019

Prognostic factors for lymph node metastases in patients with papillary thyroid microcarcinoma

Sastre Julia , Cruz Gordillo Andrea , Aznar Silvia , Alvarez Visitacion , Torres Belvis , Delgado Manuel , Gonzalez Javier , Quiroga Ivan , Herranz Sandra , Aguirre Miguel

Background and objective: Papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTMC) is recognized as a separate entity by the World Health Organization. Biological behaviour and clinical outcomes of PTMC are heterogenous. Presence of lymph node metastases (LNM) in this group of patients increases the risk of recurrence and makes optimal management in PTMC controversial (observation, lobectomy with or without preventive central ipsilateral dissection). The aim of this study was to describe risk ...