Thyroid malignancies

Last revised by Frank Gaillard on 15 Feb 2023

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


Risk factors



Thyroid malignancies can be categorized into the following key subtypes:


For primary thyroid tumors see: staging of thyroid cancer.

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: medullary thyroid carcinoma with nodal metastases
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