A 4 year old male child suffering from papillary carcinoma of thyroid with right sided metastatic neck node

Mohammad Hanif, Md Abdullah Al Mamud, Md Mizanur Rahman, Mohammad Amzad Hossain

Abstract

Thyroid carcinoma accounts for 1-1.5% of all childhood malignancies. These cancers are rare at ages younger than 5 years and more rare in male children. In this case report a 4 years old male child presented with right sided upper cervical neck mass for 11 months and treated as a branchial cyst. After histopathological report and further investigation he was finally diagnosed as papillary carcinoma of thyroid with metastatic right sided neck-node.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjo.v19i1.14863

Bangladesh J Otorhinolaryngol 2013; 19(1): 73-77

Keywords

Papillary carcinoma; branchial cyst

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjo.v19i1.14863