SETTLE

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SETTLE

(set'ĕl),
Acronym for spindle epithelial tumor (q.v.) with thymuslike elements.

SETTLE

Spindle epithelial tumour with thymus like differentiation. Any of a rare family of tumours of the soft tissue of the neck and the thyroid gland that histologically resembles foetal, mature, or involuted thymus and mediastinal thymomas, and range from completely benign to metastasisingly malignant; SETTLE occurs in the thyroid gland of young patients.
 
DiffDx
Thymoma, synovial sarcoma.
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