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ea0016p811 | Thyroid | ECE2008

Papillary thyroid microcarcinoma in 188 consecutive thyroidectomies

Bayo Juan Angel Hernandez , Sz.-Somoza Monica Belinchon , Monsalve Pablo , Viera Manuel Garcia

Objective: Papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTM) is a malignant thyroid tumor with potential multifocality and diameter ≤1 cm. This carcinoma has been discovered more frequently like incidentaloma, and the epidemiology is not clearly established. We have analysed epidemiologic and clinical characteristics in La Palma Island.Patients and methods: We collected all cases of PTM diagnosed in 188 consecutive thyroidectomies performed for whichever caus...