[Thyroid carcinoma in hyperthyroid syndromes].

  title={[Thyroid carcinoma in hyperthyroid syndromes].},
  author={Francesca Ragni and Dino Pinelli and Mario Facchini and Michele Ghedi and Ilaria Piccini and Miram Pasini and S Roncali and Deborha Pezzola and M. Braga},
  journal={Il Giornale di chirurgia},
  volume={17 4},
The relationship between hyperthyroidism and carcinoma of the thyroid is still uncertain. The incidence of thyroid carcinoma ranges from 0.3 to 16.6%. Between 1984 and 1994 the Authors observed 9 patients affected with thyroid cancer and toxic nodular goiter (4 patients) or Basedow disease (2 patients) or scintigraphic evidence of single hyperfunctioning nodule (3 patients). Six out of the 9 cases were diagnosed as papillary cancer, while three as follicular cancer. A carcinoma was diagnosed… CONTINUE READING