Papillary Thyroid carcinoma with airway invasion: Diagnosis and treatment.

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  • June 3, 2019 at 9:14 pm
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Background The aim of the present study is to make a review about the diagnosis of airway invasion in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma, how were resolved them and the analysis of the results.Methods Retrospective study of 5 years experience (from June 2013 to June 2018). Patients with diagnosis of papillary thyroid carcinoma with airway […]

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Preliminary Experience in Transoral Endoscopic Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery in Argentina

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  • June 3, 2019 at 9:13 pm
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BACKGROUND: In the last decades transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy vestibular approach (TOETVA) gained popularity for thyroid surgery. We published our initial experience with this novel technique.MATERIALS AND METHODS: Patients presented benign thyroid or parathyroid disease. Inclusion criteria consisted of ultrasound assessment: thyroid nodules no greater than 5 cm, total goiter diameter lesser than 10 cm. All […]

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Aggressive tall cell variant of papillary thyroid cancer in a child with Omenn Syndrome

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  • June 3, 2019 at 9:12 pm
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BACKGROUND: Thyroid cancer is a rare pediatric tumor, representing about 3% of all pediatrics carcinomas.METHODS: A case of tall cells thyroid carcinoma with a very aggressive behavior in a eight years old patient with Omenn Syndrome is described.RESULTS: The patient underwent Total Thyroidectomy+central neck dissection+left lateral neck dissection (levels II-V) in May 2017. The final […]

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Autoimmune thyropathies: a possible predisposing factor for the insurgence of PTC in Sardinian children and adolescents. A report of 55 cases.

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  • June 3, 2019 at 9:10 pm
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Background/Purpose The clinical and pathological findings in pediatric thyroid carcinomas diagnosed in Sardinian children and adolescents in our Institut is here reported. Methods We recruited 55 patients aged 11-20 years old, (43 females, 12 males), underwent total thyroidectomy for thyroid cancer between January 2001 and July 2017 in our hospital. Lymphadenectomy was performed in patients […]

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Thyroid Carcinoma. Evaluation of an Institutional Series With Reference to the Aggressive Tumor Types

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  • June 3, 2019 at 9:08 pm
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BACKGROUND We present our institutional series of thyroid cancers.METHODSWe analysed 1,644 cases taken from the records of the Div. of Pathology of the  Foundation “Agostino Gemelli” University Hospital of Rome  from 1st January 2016 until 30th September 2018. From this series were excluded those patients who underwent the removal of metastases or of local recurrence […]

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A Rare Case of Thyroid Metastasis from Rectal Adenocarcinoma

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  • June 3, 2019 at 9:07 pm
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Background: Metastasis from non-thyroid malignancies to the thyroid gland is rare and is most commonly from lung and renal cell carcinoma. We report the case of a patient with a history of rectal adenocarcinoma which metastasized to the thyroid. Clinical Case: A 64 year old female was referred to the ENT clinic with a U4 […]

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Fibrous Variant of Hashimoto Thyroiditis, Riedel Thyroiditis and IgG4-related Thyroid Disease: Different Aspects of the Same Pathology. An Interesting Case Report

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  • June 3, 2019 at 9:06 pm
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Background / PurposeRiedel thyroiditis (RT) and fibrous variant of Hashimoto thyroiditis (FVHT) are rare morphologically similar fibrotic entities and may be part of the spectrum of IgG4-related diseases. RT is characterized by extensive fibrosis and inflammatory infiltrate, also involving the thyroid surrounding tissues, phlebitis, prevalence of IgA and Lambda-Chains1,2. FVHT is an uncommon form of […]

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Total Thyroidectomy in Subsaharan Countries: Challenging Perspectives in Non-Governmental Hospital

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  • June 3, 2019 at 9:05 pm
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Background/PurposeThyroid disorders represent a severe public health problem in countries of the sub-Saharan area, such as Uganda. The lack of iodine is the primary cause of thyroid gland disease, and goiters are the most common manifestations. This study is a retrospective analysis of our surgical experience in a non-governmental hospital of North Uganda between 2012 […]

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Prevalence of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Difference in Pathologic Features and Tumor Capsule

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  • June 3, 2019 at 9:03 pm
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Introduction: There is a recent shift toward performing a thyroid lobectomy in patients with a preoperative diagnosis of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma (PTC) when certain criteria are met. PTC has a tumor capsule which can be intact, absent (AC), incomplete (ICC) or with invasion (CI) as described by the pathologist. The American Thyroid Association does not […]

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Utility of Metabolic Markers and Mitochondrial DNA in Blood, as Predictors of Long-Term Evolution in Patients With Thyroid Carcinoma

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  • June 3, 2019 at 9:02 pm
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INTRODUCTION The advance in the identification of metabolic and genetic markers related to thyroid carcinoma (TC) raises the possibility of using the expression of these markers in patients with CT to develop a predictive model of clinical evolution.MATERIAL AND METHODS Clinical follow-up was performed, with cervical ultrasound, thyroglobulin (Tg) levels, anti-Tg antibodies, and physical examination, […]

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