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Chirurgia 2005 August;18(4):219-20

Copyright © 2005 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Incidental papillary thyroid carcinoma in a patient with multinodular toxic goiter

Agaoglu N.


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Association of thyrotoxicosis with thyroid cancer is very rare. A case of papillary thyroid carcinoma detected incidentally in a patient undergoing subtotal thyroidectomy for toxic nodular goiter is presented. Subsequently, the patient underwent a total thyroidectomy to excise the remnant of the thyroid tissue and further was treated by hormonal replacement therapy with thyroxine.

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