Papillary thyroid carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger

Presentation

Palpable mass left lobe thyroid.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

The lesion has all the hallmarks of a malignant thyroid mass.

The "halo" around the lesion has gone; there is no clear boundary around the lesion and between the lesion and the thyroid parenchyma.

There are microcalcifications and the lesion is tall as broad with irreglular margins.

Case Discussion

Confirmed with FNA.

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Case information

rID: 29154
Case created: 7th May 2014
Last edited: 19th Mar 2017
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