Characteristics of differentiated thyroid carcinoma in children and adolescents with respect to age, gender, and histology.

@article{Farahati1997CharacteristicsOD,
  title={Characteristics of differentiated thyroid carcinoma in children and adolescents with respect to age, gender, and histology.},
  author={Jamshid Farahati and Peter Bucsky and Thomas Parlowsky and Uwe Maeder and Christopher Reiners},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1997},
  volume={80 11},
  pages={2156-62}
}
BACKGROUND Because of its rarity there have been only a few detailed studies on differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) in children. The current investigation was undertaken to assess the characteristics of DTC with respect to age, gender, and histology in children and adolescents. METHODS In a questionnaire-based survey, data from 114 children and adolescents with DTC (age range, 3-18 years) was collected from 65 clinical institutions in Germany. Characteristics of 80 females and 34 males… CONTINUE READING

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