microcarcinoma of the thyroid

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microcarcinoma of the thyroid

(mī'krō-kar-si-nō'mă thī'royd),
microscopic papillary carcinoma of the thyroid, usually well encapsulated and measuring less than 5 mm in diameter.
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Identification of a neck lump as a lymph node metastasis from an occult contralateral papillary microcarcinoma of the thyroid: Key role of thyroglobulin assay in the fine-needle aspirate.
Papillary microcarcinoma of the thyroid--prognostic significance of lymph node metastasis and multifocality.
An observation trial without surgical treatment in patients with papillary microcarcinoma of the thyroid.
1 cm, with multifocal capsular invasion and at least 4 foci of vascular invasion); (2) two additional foci of papillary microcarcinoma, one in the left lobe and one in the isthmus; and (3) chief cell hyperplasia of the right and left superior parathyroid glands.
Predictive factors for central compartment lymph node metastasis in thyroid papillary microcarcinoma.
Prognostic factors affecting neck lymph node recurrence and distant metastasis in papillary microcarcinoma of the thyroid: results of a study in 445 patients.
Papillary microcarcinoma of the thyroid-Prognostic significance of lymph node metastasis and multifocality.
Gulben K, Berberoglu U, Celen O, Mersin HH Incidental papillary microcarcinoma of the thyroid-factors affecting lymph node metastasis.
1-4] This growth pattern is more commonly seen in papillary carcinoma in children, in the diffuse sclerosing variant, and in foci of papillary microcarcinoma.
This category also encompasses papillary microcarcinomas, which are incidentally discovered tumors measuring 1 cm or less.
We did not consider papillary microcarcinomas as false negative when the much larger adjacent lesion was sampled and diagnosed appropriately.
Seven cases also showed a concomitant papillary carcinoma (5 papillary microcarcinomas and 2 follicular variants of papillary carcinoma 2).
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