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Elahi M, Elahi M, Nafisi Moghaddam R, Rahmanian M. The Prevalence and Progression of Different Thyroid Tumors among Patients Referred to Shahid Sadughi Hospital: 9 Years Follow-Up Study. IJDO. 2017; 9 (1 and 2) :55-61
URL: http://ijdo.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-341-en.html
Assistant Professor of Endocrinology, Diabetes Research Center, Shahid Sadoughi Univercity of Medical Sciencees, Yazd, Iran
Abstract:   (1220 Views)
Objective: The study evaluated the prevalence and progression of different thyroid tumors in patients who referred to Shahid Sadoughi Hospital during 2005 to 2013, Yazd, Iran.
Materials and Methods: In this retrospective follow-up study, cytopathological data of patients suffering from thyroid masses was collected during 2005-2013. Age and sex of patients were recorded.
Results: Totally, 2055 patients were evaluated in this study. The patients were between 21-50 years old .Among the patients, pathological types identified were as follow: 86.8% goiter, 5.8% inflammatory lesions, 3.2% follicular lesions, 3.5%papillary carcinoma and 0.8% follicular neoplasm. Among 2055 patients, 91.7% were women and 8% were men. The frequency of thyroid nodules was increased from 2003 to 2013 with steep slope.
Conclusion: In total, regarding the current study, different kinds of thyroid tumors had growing trends in recent years and new plan and strategies are recommended to deal with this problem.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/11/6 | Accepted: 2017/11/6 | Published: 2017/11/6

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