Papillary Cancer of Thyroid in Celiac Disease

  title={Papillary Cancer of Thyroid in Celiac Disease},
  author={U. Volta and O. Vincentini and M. Silano},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology},
  • U. Volta, O. Vincentini, M. Silano
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology
  • Background Celiac disease (CD) has been established as being associated with several thyroid diseases. However, occurrence of thyroid epithelial cancer in celiac patients has been rarely described. Goal We describe the prevalence of thyroid carcinoma detected in a cohort of Italian celiac patients, with the aim to carry out a prospective analysis of the risk of celiac patients to develop thyroid carcinoma. Methods The study population included all CD patients diagnosed at the Collaborating… CONTINUE READING
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