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Papillary thyroid carcinoma associated with ulcerative colitis.
  1. N. Evgenikos,
  2. J. G. Stephen
  1. Department of Surgery, Bishop Auckland Hospitals NHS Trust, County Durham, UK.


    A case is reported of papillary thyroid adenocarcinoma with cervical lymph node metastases in a young man who had presented earlier with severe total ulcerative colitis. The aetiological factors in the pathogenesis of papillary thyroid carcinoma are briefly reviewed and an association between this neoplasm and ulcerative colitis is suggested.

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