J Korean Thyroid Assoc.  2013 May;6(1):85-87. 10.11106/jkta.2013.6.1.85.

Giant Thyroid Cancer in Elderly Patient

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  • 1Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. mdskbaek@gmail.com

Abstract

Age may be one of the important factors which influence the decision for treatment of thyroid cancer in elderly patients. In addition, although thyroid surgery is generally considered as the procedure with low morbidity, a variety of complications can occur with serious consequences in patients with huge thyroid cancer. We report a case of giant thyroid cancer in elderly patient.

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Thyroid neoplasms; Thyroidectomy
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