Mnemonics for Papillary Thyroid carcinoma

Remember the clinical features of PAPILLARY Thyroid Carcinoma using the 5Ps.

Clinical features:

  • Papillae (branching)
  • Palpable lymph nodes
  • “Pupil” nuclei (Orphan Annie)
  • Psammoma bodies within lesion (often)
  • Also, has a Positive Prognosis (10 year survival rate: 98%)

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