Papillary thyroid microcarcinoma in Denmark 1996-2008: a national study of epidemiology and clinical significance.

@article{Londero2013PapillaryTM,
  title={Papillary thyroid microcarcinoma in Denmark 1996-2008: a national study of epidemiology and clinical significance.},
  author={Stefano Christian Londero and Annelise Solveig Krogdahl and Lars Bastholt and Jens Overgaard and Waldemar Trolle and Henrik Baymler Pedersen and Jens K. D. Bentzen and Sten Schytte and Peer Christiansen and Christian Godballe},
  journal={Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 9},
  pages={1159-64}
}
BACKGROUND With an observed general rise in papillary thyroid carcinoma incidence, papillary microcarcinoma (PMC) is accordingly found more frequently and often incidentally by histological examination of surgical specimens from presumed benign thyroid disease. Only a few studies have specifically addressed the prognosis of incidentally found PMC, and they have been limited to retrospective single-center studies. METHODS This was a national, unselected, prospective cohort study of 406… CONTINUE READING