Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and papillary thyroid cancer

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and papillary thyroid cancer

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and papillary thyroid cancer

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis CHT and papillary thyroid cancer

Molnar et al  Orvosi Hetilip 1/27/17

40/230 patients with papillary cancer had co-existent CHT. Multifocality was seen in 16/40 40% compared without CHT 24%.Lymph node involvement was less common with CHT compared without CHT. CHT may stimulate cancer formation through the gland but less of these cause lymph node involvement. Unknown mechanism for this finding.

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