• No link between Hashimoto's thyroiditis, thyroid cancer in children

    5 monthes ago - By Healio

    Italian children with Hashimoto's thyroiditis are more likely to develop thyroid nodules over 4 years than children without the condition, but the incidence of thyroid cancer remained low, according to findings from a retrospective study.
    “The prevalence of thyroid nodularity is increased in children with autoimmune thyroiditis, but is not associated with an increase in thyroid cancer,” Giorgio Radetti, MD, a specialist in pediatric endocrinology at Marienklinik in Bolzano, Italy, told Endocrine Today. “Children with autoimmune thyroiditis are not at risk of developing
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