Indications for Immediate Surgery in Papillary Thyroid Micro carcinoma Without Active Surveillance

  • Presence of clinical lymph node metastasis or distant metastasis (rare)
  • Clinically apparent invasion of the recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) or trachea
  • Diagnosis of aggressive sub type of papillary thyroid carcinoma on cytology (rare)
  • Tumor adherent to the trachea, possibly invading
  • Tumors located along the course of the RLN
  • Associated with other thyroid or parathyroid disease requiring surgery
  • Age less than 20 (no current evidence)

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