How do you treat 40 year old male with 2cm papillary carcinoma of thyroid?

The given case is a case of High risk patient with a high risk tumour but neck node status unclear (considering No)

Total thyroidectomy with level VI dissection and palpation of level II-IV and VII should be the treatment of choice.

Suspicious – Frozen section


Selective Neck dissection(II, IV  & lower V)

After case + Post  operative radiotherapy Radio iodine treatment


If the diagnosis of Papillary Thyroid Cancer is  made after lobectomy, completion thyroidectomy is required and should be done within 8 weeks of histological diagnosis.



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