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Thyroid gland
Papillary carcinoma
Diffuse follicular variant

Reviewer: Shahidul Islam, M.D., Ph.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 4 April 2013, last major update March 2009
Copyright: (c) 2003-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

See also encapsulated follicular variant or follicular variant

General
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Terminology
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Micro description
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Micro images
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2 cm tumor from 53 year old man with metastatic carcinoma in 13/19 cervical lymph nodes
(A, F) Marked intratumoral fibrosis
(B) Tumor (T) and normal (N) thyroid, arrow marks advancing front of tumor
(C) Dense colloid (arrow)
(D) Clear nuclei with grooves (arrow)
Differential diagnosis
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End of Thyroid gland > Papillary carcinoma > Diffuse follicular variant


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