Q1. Carcinoma thyroid with Lymph Node metastasis?
A.Worse prognosis in elderly
B.Worse prog in younger
C.increased local recurrence in younger
D.increased local recurrence in elderly
Q2. Chance of metastasis to lymph node in Papillary thyroid cancer
Q3. Prophylactic thyroidectomy is done in
a) MEN 2b
MEN 2b components are Medullary carcinoma of the thyroid; phaeochromocytoma; mucosal neuromas; ganglioneuromas of the gut
Regular screening of blood pressure, serum calcitonin and urinary catecholamines;
Most patients with PTC can expect an excellent prognosis, with the 10-year survival rate greater than 95% for the most favorable stages
Age at diagnosis is the most important prognostic factor in DTC. Diagnosis at an age younger than 40 years is associated
with excellent survival.
(AMES or AGES) LOW RISK HIGH RISK
Age <40 years
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