Clinical and pathologie properties of small differentiated carcinomas of the thyroid gland

@article{Iida1991ClinicalAP,
  title={Clinical and pathologie properties of small differentiated carcinomas of the thyroid gland},
  author={Futoshi Iida and Akira Sugenoya and Akira Muramatsu},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={1991},
  volume={15},
  pages={511-515}
}
Ninety-one small differentiated thyroid carcinomas less than 10 mm in size treated during the last 33 years were subjected to clinical study. In 44 of the 91 cases, tumor was found incidentally at surgery, while in the remaining 47 a thyroid mass was palpable before operation. A preoperative diagnosis of carcinoma could not be made in nodules less than 5 mm in size. Ultrasonographic examination is now extending the limits of exact diagnosis. Metastasis was found in 16 of 33 patients who had… CONTINUE READING