Papillary thyroid carcinoma in black thyroids.

@article{Kandil2011PapillaryTC,
  title={Papillary thyroid carcinoma in black thyroids.},
  author={Emad Kandil and Mohamed A. Abdel Khalek and Wael M. G. Ibrahim and Haytham H Alabbas and C. Lillian Yau and Paul Friedlander and Byron E. Crawford and Bernard M. Jaffe},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={2011},
  volume={33 12},
  pages={
          1735-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Black thyroid is a rare condition. It has been considered to be pathognomonic of chronic minocycline ingestion for more than 30 years, although it can also occur in patients with hemochromatosis, ochronosis, mucoviscidosis, and hemorrhage. A possible association of black thyroid with thyroid cancer has been considered, but no direct causal relationship has been established. Hence, the purpose of this article was to identify the malignant potential of such glands. METHODS A… CONTINUE READING

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