International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Pathology | India | Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014


Study of Distribution of Thyroid Lesions in a Hospital

Ramesh VL, Shwetha Ramu


Abstract: Study of Distribution of Thyroid Lesions in a Hospital. Ramesh VL, Shwetha Ramu Department of Pathology, Basaveshwara Medical College and Hospital, Chitradurga, Karnataka, India Background: To study the various histomorphological types of neoplastic and non-neoplastic lesions of the thyroid and to correlate these with respect to age and sex. Methods: Thyroid specimens received at the pathology Department of Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Kolar during the period January 2000 to December 2004 were processed. A detailed histomorphological study was done. The histomosphological type was correlated with the age and sex. Results: Total one hundred twenty cases of thyroid were studied. Most common age group affected was between 3rd and 5th decade. Females were predominantly affected. Conclusion: Total one hundred twenty thyroid lesions were studied in the present study out of this 57 cases were non-neoplastic and neoplastic were 63 cases. Total thyroid malignancies reported by other studies range from 14 % to 31.91 %. Papillary carcinoma classic variant found was 9.16 %, follicular variant of papillary carcinoma reported was 5.83 %. Papillary carcinoma reported by other studies range from 7.44 % to 61.1 %. Medullary carcinoma constituted 5.16 %. Other study reported as 6.5 % of medullary carcinomas. Majority patients were between 3rd and 6th decade with female preponderence. Follicular adenoma was the most common pathological lesion. Commonest malignancy was the papillary carcinoma. Key words: Thyroid lesions, Histomorphology, Goitres, Non-Neoplastic Lesions, Neoplastic lesions


Keywords: Thyroid lesions, Histomorphology, Goitres, Non-Neoplastic Lesions, Neoplastic lesions


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014,


Pages: 2441 - 2443


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Ramesh VL, Shwetha Ramu, "Study of Distribution of Thyroid Lesions in a Hospital", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB14995, Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014, 2441 - 2443

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