Hashimoto thyroiditis associated with thyroid cancer in adolescent patients

Nelly Mauras, Donald Zimmerman*, John R. Goellner

*Corresponding author for this work

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Three girls had Hashimoto thyroiditis and thyroid cancer. Cervical exploration revealed a follicular carcinoma in one, an oxyphilic cell carcinoma in another, and a papillary carcinoma in the third. These cases and clinical and pathologic data to the previously debated concept that Hashimoto thyroiditis coexists with thyroid carcinoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)895-898
Number of pages4
JournalThe Journal of pediatrics
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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