Pediatric Papillary Thyroid Cancer: ATA Recommendations 1-8

Pediatric Management of Thyroid Nodules and Cancer: Summary of the American Thyroid Association’s Guideline

The following is a summary of recommendations from the American Thyroid Association Task Force on Pediatric Thyroid Cancer on the management of thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid cancer in children. Part 2 of this series includes a summary of recommendations 1-8.

Data extracted from: Francis G, Waguespack SG, Bauer AJ, et al. Management guidelines for children with thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid cancer: The American Thyroid Association Guidelines Task Force on Pediatric Thyroid Cancer. Thyroid. 2015 Apr 21. [Epub ahead of print].

Rating: A, strongly recommends; B, recommends; C, recommends; D, recommends against; E, recommends against; F, strongly recommends against; I, recommends neither for nor against.

FNA, fine needle aspiration; LT4, levothyroxine; PTC, papillary thyroid cancer

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