Papillary thyroid carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger


Palpable mass thyroid

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female

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
Published: 23rd Feb 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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