hrp0086p2-p932 | Thyroid P2 | ESPE2016

Multinodular Goiter and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer in Pediatrics

Papendieck Patricia , Venara Marcela , Elias Eugenia , Cozzani Hugo , Mateos Fernanda , Maglio Silvana , de Lujan Calcagno Maria , Gruneiro-Papendieck Laura , Bergada Ignacio , Chiesa Ana

Background: In a recent report we have identified multinodular goiter (MNG) as a condition with an increased risk for thyroid malignancy in children and adolescents.Objective and hypotheses: To report the prevalence and characterization of a prospectively and uniformly followed cohort of pediatric patients with MNG and to retrospectively analyze differences between benign and malignant MNG before surgery in order to identify malignancy predictors.<p ...