[Adenomatous changes in the thyroid gland detected upon autopsy].


Of 820 autopsy individuals without clinical abnormalities, 218 (26.6%) revealed adenomatous goiter-like thyroid changes. The incidence was higher in females, it increased with age, however, there was no regulation to the disease which was the cause of death. In 12 cases there was association with microcancer. The 218 subjects were divided into 3 groups… (More)


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@article{Takashima1983AdenomatousCI, title={[Adenomatous changes in the thyroid gland detected upon autopsy].}, author={Shodayu Takashima and T Mishumi and Jyoji Yoshizawa and Ryuji Hirai and Shinichi Moriwaki}, journal={Gan no rinsho. Japan journal of cancer clinics}, year={1983}, volume={29 5}, pages={395-8} }