hrp0086p1-p906 | Thyroid P1 | ESPE2016

Thyroid Cancers in Korean Pediatric Populations with Thyroid Nodules

Park So Hyun , Jang Joon Ho , Park Su Jin , Ahn Moon Bae , Kim Sin Hee , Cho Won Kyoung , Cho Kyung Soon , Jung Min Ho , Suh Byung Kyu

Background: South Korea is one of the adequate or excessive iodine nutritional state countries and high-iodine intake is related to papillary thyroid cancer. The prevalence of thyroid cancer of South Korea has increased and the proportion of thyroid papillary cancer has increased as 97.9–98.3% in 2010. Childhood thyroid cancer is rare, and the prevalence of thyroid cancer in pediatric population was reported as 20–26% of thyroid nodules worldwide. However, there have...