Management of papillary microcarcinoma of the thyroid.

  • Stephen N Haas
  • Published 2006 in
    South Dakota medicine : the journal of the South…


Papillary carcinoma of the thyroid is usually an indolent tumor with a good survival prognosis especially when small and limited to the thyroid gland. The prevalence of this tumor in younger patients with long life expectancies, however, magnifies the problem of late recurrences. Current published guidelines recommend near total thyroidectomy for all… (More)