Papillary thyroid carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger


Palpable mass left lobe thyroid.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female

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.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 29154
Published: 7th May 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.