Thyroid Lymphoma Clinical Presentation

Updated: Jan 18, 2017
  • Author: Fernando Cabanillas, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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History and Physical Examination

The most common clinical presentation of a thyroid lymphoma is that of a rapidly enlarging thyroid mass, frequently in association with neck adenopathy. Compressive symptoms may be present. In most cases the patient is a woman, often with a history of Hashimoto thyroiditis.