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ea0029p1762 | Thyroid cancer | ICEECE2012

Lymphocytic chronic thyroiditis and papillary thyroid carcinoma: relation with prognostic factors

Martins R , Couto J , Santos A , Polonia A , Lobo C , Antunes L , Lucena I , Torres I

Introduction: Recent studies have shown that chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis is associated with increased risk of developing papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC). Although still controversial, these carcinomas appear to have a better prognosis. This study aims to evaluate the presence of thyroiditis in thyroids with PTC and the association with histological variables of prognostic value, Tg and evidence of metastasis in 131I scan.Methods: Descrip...