hrp0095p2-289 | Thyroid | ESPE2022

Retrospective assessment of malignant thyroid nodules in a group of polish children and adolescents involving elastography

Borysewicz-Sańczyk Hanna , Sawicka Beata , Karny Agata , Bossowski Filip , Marcinkiewicz Katarzyna , Rusak Aleksandra , Dzięcioł Janusz , Bossowski Artur

Introduction: Thyroid nodules occur in 1.8% children which is not so often in comparison to adults (19–68%), but in children they appear to be at higher risk of malignancy (22–26% vs.5–10% respectively). It has been shown that the probability of thyroid nodules malignancy correlates with the presence of characteristic ultrasonographic features. Elastography - the noninvasive ultrasound imaging technique based on estimation of the tissue flexi...