What are possible complications of surgery for papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC)?

Updated: Jun 18, 2020
  • Author: Ponnandai S Somasundar, MD, MPH, FACS; Chief Editor: Neetu Radhakrishnan, MD  more...
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Surgical treatment of thyroid cancer may cause complications, partly because of the variable anatomy of the neck. These possible complications include the following:


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