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International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine, 2022, 4(7); doi: 10.25236/IJFM.2022.040702.

Ultrasonographic Characteristics Analysis of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis in Different Functional States


Yafei Guo1, Wenjing Yang2, Yuhang Tan1, Qili Zhang1, Ruijun Guo1

Corresponding Author:
Ruijun Guo

1Department of Ultrasound, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital of Capital Medical University, Beijing, China

2Department of Thyroid and Neck Surgery, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital of Capital Medical University, Beijing, China


The ultrasonographic characteristics of thyroid papillary carcinoma with and without hashimoto's thyroiditis were compared and analyzed to explore the effect of hashimoto's thyroiditis on ultrasonographic characteristics of thyroid papillary carcinoma, in order to improve the accuracy of ultrasonic diagnosis. Method 91 patients with thyroid papillary carcinoma confirmed by surgical resection and pathological biopsy in Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University from September 2018 to November 2021 were retrospectively analyzed. Result The maximum diameter, blood flow grade and lymph node metastasis rate of papillary thyroid carcinoma in hashimoto's thyroiditis group were significantly higher than those in non-hashimoto thyroiditis group (P < 0.05). There were significant differences in the growth pattern, hardness and Ratio of papillary thyroid carcinoma among the three subgroups (P < 0.05). Conclusion Under different functional states, thyroid papillary carcinoma combined with hashimoto's thyroiditis showed differences in the growth pattern, hardness, blood grade and other sonographic characteristics.


Hashimoto's thyroiditis; Papillary thyroid carcinoma; Shear wave elastography; Superb Micro-Vascular Imaging; Ultrasonography

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Yafei Guo, Wenjing Yang, Yuhang Tan, Qili Zhang, Ruijun Guo. Ultrasonographic Characteristics Analysis of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis in Different Functional States. International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine (2022), Vol. 4, Issue 7: 7-12. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFM.2022.040702.


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