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[Thyroid cancer in autonomous "hot nodule"].

[Article in Polish]

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  • 1Katedra i Klinika Endokrynologii i Diabetologii Wieku Rozwojowego, Instytut Pediatrii AM, ul. Szpitalna 27/33, 60-572 Poznań.


17-year-old girl with thyroid tumor of the right lobe is described in this paper. Based on clinical picture and diagnostic criteria the follicular adenoma was suspected pre-operatively as the most likely final diagnosis. Post-operative histopathological evaluation proved the presence of the oxyphilic type of follicular thyroid cancer within the follicular adenoma. The authors analyze the possibilities of the pre-operative discovery of the discussed cancer.

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