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[Differentiated carcinoma of the thyroid in the young. Clinical and histopathologic aspects].

Authors
  • Iurato, M P
  • Scollo, C
  • Belfiore, A
  • Pellegriti, G
  • Salice, P
  • Pezzino, V
  • Giuffrida, D
Type
Published Article
Journal
Minerva endocrinologica
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2000
Volume
25
Issue
2
Pages
39–45
Identifiers
PMID: 11189790
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Thyroid carcinoma is not less aggressive in children than in adults. Total thyroidectomy plus lymph node dissections appears to be the treatment of choice as routine surgical treatment of DTC in children. Radioiodine therapy gives good results for the treatment of lung metastases.

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