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Clue to the diagnosis on chest X-ray in a child with neck swelling

Abstract

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
  • pathology
  • respiratory
  • endocrinology
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