Papillary thyroid carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger

Presentation

Palpable mass thyroid

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Solid hypoechoic lesion located medially in the right lobe of the thyroid with no thin "halo" lucent to differentiate it from the surrounding parenchyma. The lesion contains multiple microcalcifications with moderate blood flow 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
Published: 23rd Feb 2013
Last edited: 24th Apr 2021
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