thyroid epithelial cell

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thyroid epithelial cell

The primary epithelial cell of the thyroid gland.
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2) PTC, a well-differentiated malignant tumor, represents 1% of all malignancies and about 70-80% of all thyroid cancer developed from the thyroid follicular cells.
The C cells are often difficult to distinguish from adjacent follicular cells and histiocytes (Figure 2, A through D).
Glyco-conjugated carboxylic acids were detected in the follicular cells of the Leporinus species and L.
Most nodules were hypoechoic and mixed because we included those patients referred to our department after FNAC for screening sonography, if FNAC shows follicular cells (Indeterminate) patients were asked to proceed with pre-op Doppler and post-operative HPE report was correlated.
In this condition, it is observed a widespread infiltration of eosinophils and lymphocytes that causes parenchymal alterations and progressive loss of follicular cells, which leads to thyroid tissue replacement and fibrosis [15].
According to the type, the following were described: follicular cells, squamous epithelium, macrophages, erytrophages, lymphocytes, granulocytes, and erythrocytes.
sup][10] According to the consensus reached that conference, PDTC is a malignant tumor that originates from thyroid follicular cells, and trabecular, island, and/or solid growth patterns are necessary for diagnosis.
Case 1: Cytological smears showed abundant colloid with moderate number of follicular cells arranged in sheets and occasional macrophages favoring the diagnosis of nodular colloid goiter.
However, it has been shown that vitrification is often associated with ultrastructural damage of follicular cells and oocytes (7-11).
It is well known that hCG induces luteinization of follicular cells and carries intrinsic FSH activity.

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