Thyroid diseases in children and adolescents.

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BACKGROUND Thyroid nodules are relatively rare in children and adolescents and have a prevalence between 0.2%-1.8%. They are more often malignant in children than in adults and thus an early diagnosis is extremely important. OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to analyze the group of pediatric patients with nodular thyroid diseases. METHODS The authors… (More)

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