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2.FREQUENCY OF THYROID MALIGNANCY IN A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL IN YEAR 2018

Dr. Abdullah, Dr. Danish Sagheer, Dr. Urooj Aamir, Dr. Muhammad Saad
2020 Zenodo  
Thyroid disorders are very commonly encountered in surgical OPDs. Most common disorders are multinodular goiter, follicular adenoma or papillary carcinoma. Their prognosis is mainly dependent on the time of diagnosis and type of neoplasms. Methodology: It was cross sectional study performed in Fauji Foundation Hospital, Rawalpindi. All patients with thyroid disorders were included in this study. Results: A total of 41 patients were encountered with thyroid disorders. 36 were females and 5 were
more » ... females and 5 were male. Mean age of patient was 43 years. Out of total 41 cases presented, 35 had Multinodular goiter. Remaining 6 patients had several different neoplasms. 2 patients of Follicular adenomas were also found. One case of Poorly differentiated and Papillary thyroid carcinomas was found. Conclusion: 3 patients were found to have malignant thyroid neoplasms. They include Papillary thyroid carcinoma, Paucicellular undifferentiated carcinoma and Poorly differentiated carcinoma. Keywords: thyroid neoplasm, malignant, follicular adenoma.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4242875 fatcat:6gwizlri5vggbbejljvibfrp64