To the Editor: We wish to report a case of papillary carcinoma of the thyroid with which we were recently involved. In contrast to the case that Cady et al. reported in the October 19, 1978, issue of the Journal, in this patient the outcome was not benign. A 34-year-old black nurse was initially hospitalized at another institution in July, 1967, for evaluation of an enlarging nodule in the right portion of her neck noted over two years. Before admission, she had been clinically euthyroid and had no history of head-and-neck irradiation. During hospitalization an 131I thyroid scan report. . .
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