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Thyroid Clinic

The Pediatric Thyroid Center at Children's Hospital New Orleans

The Pediatric Thyroid Center at Children’s New Orleans cares for all pediatric patients with thyroid nodules, cysts, masses, and cancer in a monthly multidisciplinary clinic. This clinic is held the third Wednesday morning of the month at Children's Hospital Main Campus. This multidisciplinary clinic includes specialists from Pediatric Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (ENT), Pediatric Endocrinology, and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.

Thyroid Cancer is the most common pediatric endocrine tumor, with about 5% of all thyroid cancers occurring in children and adolescents. Thyroid cancer typically presents as a painless neck mass without any other symptoms. When treated appropriately, it carries an excellent prognosis with long-term survival rates over 95%.

Referring providers can enter internal referrals in EPIC to department - CHNO THYROID.


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