Is there any predictive characteristic for malignancy in thyroid enlargements during childhood?


Karaguzel G., Tanyel F. C. , Buyukpamukcu N., Hicsonmez A.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, cilt.6, sa.2, ss.70-74, 1996 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 6 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 1996
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1055/s-2008-1066474
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.70-74

Özet

Although thyroid surgery is mainly based on the malignancy risk; determination of cases with thyroid malignancy among the patients with enlarged thyroid is a controversial issue in children. To find out whether thyroid enlargements have any predictive clinical or laboratory characteristic for thyroid malignancy, a retrospective clinical study was scheduled.