Chewing-gum colloid | definition of chewing-gum colloid by Medical dictionary
chewing-gum colloid A term of art used by some cytopathologists to describe the dense pink colloid that is often seen in fine-needle aspiration cytology specimens from thyroids with follicular variant of papillary carcinoma.
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seen in papillary carcinoma and the hyalinised stroma seen in HTT are indistinguishable in cytology and hence misinterpreted to be thick colloid.