Thyroid malignancies

Thyroid malignancies are most commonly primary thyroid cancers but can rarely be metastatic deposits.



Thyroid malignancies can be categorized into the following key subtypes:

Risk factors

For primary thyroid tumors see: staging of thyroid cancer.

Thyroid pathology

Article information

rID: 24817
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Thyroid carcinoma
  • Thyroid malignancy
  • Thyroid carcinomas
  • Thyroid cancers
  • Thyroid cancer

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: medullary thyroid carcinoma with nodal metastases
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