International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology

International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology

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International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology

2019, Vol. 2 Issue 1, Part BPages: 83-85

Spectrum of benign and malignant Thyroid nodules: A single institutional study

Tazeen Jeelani, Jibran Amin, Ghazanfer Rashid and Kanika Gupta
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ABSTRACT
Thyroid gland is unique among the organs of endocrine system. Thyroid gland neoplasia constitutes total of 1% of all neoplasias and it has been observed that thyroid neoplasia is on an increase. Present study was a hospital based study to analyse the spectrum of thyroid nodules at a tretiary care centre from north India. On histopathology majority of the cases were benign 56.0% and 44.0% were malignant. The commonest benign lesion seen in thyroid was colloid goitre and among the malignant lesions papillary carcinoma was the most common neoplasm encountered in 78.4% of the patients. Thyroid disease is common in 4th decade of life. Benign lesions are more common in 4th decade of life and malignancy is common in younger age group.
How to cite this article:
Tazeen Jeelani, Jibran Amin, Ghazanfer Rashid and Kanika Gupta. Spectrum of benign and malignant Thyroid nodules: A single institutional study. International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology. 2019; 2(1): 83-85. DOI: 10.33545/pathol.2019.v2.i1b.15
International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology