oa South African Medical Journal - Carcinoma of the thyroid following irradiation of the neck

Volume 32, Issue 29
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



A case is reported of papillary carcinoma of the thyroid in a girl of 12, following 7 years after irradiation to the neck the literature of the association between irradiation to the neck in children and the subsequent development of cancer of the thyroid is reviewed.

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