papillary carcinoma of the thyroid


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papillary carcinoma of the thyroid

A well-differentiated thyroid cancer, and the most common form of thyroid cancer in the US. Most thyroid cancers of this type grow slowly and respond well to treatment. They are usually identified as a thyroid nodule and are best diagnosed with fine needle aspiration biopsy. Treatment includes surgical removal of the thyroid gland, followed by radioactive iodine treatment to destroy any residual tissue or metastasis. Survival ten years after diagnosis and treatment exceeds 90%.
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A moderate degree of nuclear atypia was also observed, but all specimens also contained areas of typical nuclear enlargement with crowding and overlapping, prominent nuclear grooves, occasional intranuclear pseudoinclusions, and foci of optical cleating of nuclei typical of papillary carcinoma of the thyroid.
The Hurthle cell variant of papillary carcinoma of the thyroid is not common, accounting for only 1 to 11% of all papillary carcinomas.
Tall cell variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma: A reassessment and immunohistochemical study with comparison to the usual type of papillary carcinoma of the thyroid.
Diffuse sclerosing papillary carcinoma of the thyroid gland: Immunohistochemical analysis of the local host immune response.
In conclusion, solitary cystic nodal metastasis from an occult papillary carcinoma of the thyroid should be considered in the differential diagnosis of a solitary cystic lesion in the lateral neck.
Solitary cystic nodal metastasis from occult papillary carcinoma of the thyroid mimicking a branchial cleft cyst: a potential pitfall.
HLA-DR expression and lymphocytic infiltration in metastatic and non-metastatic papillary carcinoma of the thyroid.
Prevalence and significance of lymphocytic infiltration in papillary carcinoma of the thyroid gland.