Of the 18 surgical resections, 4 were positive for malignancy (papillary carcinomas) and 1 was a Hurthle cell
neoplasm of uncertain malignant potential.
Malignant including PTC, follicular thyroid carcinoma (FTC), MTC, Hurthle cell
carcinoma (HCC), anaplastic carcinoma, or metastatic carcinoma.
of Cytology Diagnosis Histologic Diagnosis Cases Papillary carcinoma Follicular adenoma + 1 Hashimoto thyroiditis Follicular adenoma 1 Multinodular goiter 1 Subacute granulomatous 1 thyroiditis Benign cystic nodule 1 Atypical adenoma 1 Positive for Hurthle cell
adenoma 1 malignancy, NOS(*) (*) NOS indicates not otherwise specified.
The perithyroidal and cervical lymph nodes showed metastatic tall cell variant of papillary carcinoma and failed to demonstrate any elements from Hurthle cell
In 5 cases, well-differentiated foci of follicular (3 cases), papillary (1 case), and Hurthle cell
(1 case) carcinoma were also observed, and in 4 of these transitions from well to poorly differentiated to undifferentiated areas were present.
neoplasms of the thyroid gland: an immunohistochemical study.
1-4] Hurthle cell
and tall cell variants of papillary carcinoma show prominent oncocytic change.
18F-FDG PET of patients with Hurthle cell
4] Nonstandard abbreviations: FTC, follicular thyroid carcinoma; FNAB, fine-needle aspiration biopsy; FA, follicular adenoma; FISH, fluorescence in situ hybridization; IHC, immunohistochemistry; RT-PCR, reverse-transcription PCR; FFPE, formalin fixed, paraffin embedded; HCC, Hurthle cell
carcinoma; D-FISH, dual fusion FISH.
Johansen, part owner and salesman for Specialty Chemical Sales, lost his battle against Hurthle cell
thyroid cancer, a rare type of thyroid cancer.
carcinoma (named after a German scientist) is an uncommon type of thyroid cancer.
Among the benign lesions in the differential diagnosis are hyalinizing trabecular adenoma, follicular Hurthle cell
neoplasms, hyperplastic nodules, and granulation tissue.