Ultrasound features of multinodular goiter in DICER1 syndrome | Scientific Reports

Ultrasound features of multinodular goiter in DICER1 syndrome | Scientific Reports

Abstract DICER1 syndrome is caused by germline pathogenic mutations in the DICER1 gene. Multinodular goiter (MNG) is a common clinical feature of DICER1 syndrome in children and adults. The aim of this study was to determine the ultrasound (US) characteristics of MNG in patients with DICER1 syndrome. This retrospective study evaluated thyroid US in patients with DICER1 germline mutations (DICER1mut+) performed between 2011 and 2018 at a single center by the same pediatric endocrinologist, and the images were re-examined by …