Familial papillary thyroid microcarcinoma: a new clinical entity.

BACKGROUND Familial, non-medullary thyroid carcinoma is clinically more aggressive than the sporadic form. We wanted to find out whether papillary thyroid microcarcinoma also occurs in a familial pattern, and, if so, to identify specific clinical and prognostic features. METHODS We reviewed the clinical records of 119 patients with papillary thyroid… CONTINUE READING