Differentiated thyroid cancer is a rare disease in children and adolescents and manifests exclusively in the form of papillary thyroid cancer (PTC). We present a rare case of PTC who presented initially with lung symptoms and miliary nodules on chest X-ray. This case emphasises the important differential of miliary mottling of the lungs.
- general paediatrics
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Contributors GK, APSS and RN were involved in management of the patient and reviewing the manuscript. VOS reviewed the pathology slides. KMMM drafted the manuscript.
Competing interests None declared.
Patient consent Obtained.
Ethics approval Ethics Committee, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.
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