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Dr. Pushpa Viswanathan gives a presentation on the prevalence and risk of malignancy among thyroid nodules in children.
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Release Date: 10/25/2018 | Last Modified On: 10/25/2018 | Expires: 10/25/2019
1. Management guidelines for children with thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid cancer, July 2015
2. Pathogenesis, diagnoses and management of thyroid nodules in children, Niedziela et al, endocrine related cancer, 2006
3. Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma (PTC) in Children and Adults: Comparison of Initial Presentation and Long-Term Postoperative Outcome in 4432 Patients Consecutively Treated at the Mayo Clinic During Eight Decades (1936–2015) Hay et al World J Surg. 2018 Feb;42(2):329-342