Fast Five Quiz: Suspected Thyroid Cancer

Shabir Bhimji, MD, PhD; Elwyn C. Cabebe, MD; Lori J. Wirth, MD


September 08, 2022

Surgical treatment of thyroid cancer may cause some complications, partly because of the variable anatomy of the neck. These possible complications include hypothyroidism, dysphagia, vocal cord paralysis, and hypoparathyroidism.

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