Kanchan P Dholam, Gurkaran Preet Singh, Sandeep V Gurav, Bharat Bharat Rekhi
||Archives of Otolaryngology and Rhinology, 2017, Vol.3 (1), pp.001-005
||Peertechz Publications Private Limited
Cancer of the thyroid gland is the most common endocrinemalignancy constituting for less than 1% of all reported humancancers 1. The propensity of occurrence of thyroid carcinomas istwo to four times more in females as compared to males witha median age at diagnosis being 45–50 years [1,2]. Papillarythyroid carcinoma (PTC) is the most common histological typeof thyroid cancer and accounts for more than 80 % of thyroidmalignancies. Classical PTC (cPTC) is the most common (80%)sub-type of papillary thyroid carcinoma followed by follicularvariant (FVPTC) which is found in 9–22.5% of patients .