Papillary thyroid cancer in a child with hemophilia A

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İnce B., Leblebisatan G., Şaşmaz H. İ., Barutçu ., Uğuz A., Güney İ. B.

Journal of Surgery and Medicine, vol.6, no.6, pp.1-3, 2022 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)


Hemophilia A is a hereditary hemorrhagic disorder associated with bleeding episodes and characterized by deficiency or dysfunction of coagulation protein factor VIII. Cancer incidence was found to increase in hemophilic patients. A case of a 6-year old boy with papillary thyroid cancer and hemophilia who underwent a successful total thyroidectomy and bilateral modified radical lymph node dissection with appropriate peri-operative management consisting of Factor VIII replacement is presented.