hrp0089p3-p386 | Thyroid P3 | ESPE2018

Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma in a 7 Year Old Boy Presenting with a Goiter Without Microcalcifications and Enlarged Cervical Lymph Nodes

Becker Marianne , Vega Letizia , De Beaufort Carine , Philippe Paul , Kieffer Isabelle

Introduction: Only 1.8% of thyroid malignancies occur during childhood, explaining very limited pediatric data. Most frequent in children are papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC), occurring after exposure to radiation, and presenting as a thyroid nodule ± cervical lymph nodes. PTC may present as diffusely infiltrating disease of the thyroid with microcalcifications. We report an uncommon presentation of a PTC in a 7 year old boy.Case report: The boy wa...