Papillary thyroid carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger

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Palpable mass thyroid

Patient Data

Age: 62
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Solid hypoechoic lesion with no thin "halo" lucent to differentiate it form the surrounding parenchyma. The lesion contains multiple microcalcifications with moderate bloodflow on Doppler.

Case Discussion

This is a high suspicion thyroid nodule that requires FNA. 

FNA: papillary carcinoma.

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Case information

rID: 21881
Case created: 23rd Feb 2013
Last edited: 19th Mar 2017
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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