Thyroid malignancies

Last revised by Dr Daniel J Bell on 11 Oct 2021

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

Epidemiology

Risk factors

Pathology

Classification

Thyroid malignancies can be categorized into the following key subtypes:

Staging

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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