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CASE REPORT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 33-35

Papillary carcinoma of thyroid in a 11 months old child


Department of Radiotherapy, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research and SSKM Hospital, Kolkata-700020, India

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Soumita Poddar
Department of Radiotherapy, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research and SSKM Hospital, Kolkata-700020
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-5851.51430

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Carcinoma of thyroid gland is rare in pediatric age group before the age of 15 years. A 11 months old child presented with swelling in midline of neck which showed cold nodule on thyroid scan. On fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAC) papillary carcinoma of thyroid was detected and the patient underwent subtotal thyroidectomy followed by radioiodine ablation and thyroid supplementation. The case is being reported on account of its rarity.


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