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thyroid poorly differentiated carcinoma

Tuesday 10 April 2012

Poorly differentiated (insular) thyroid carcinoma, insular carcinoma

Digital case

- JRC:2598 : Thyroid poorly differentiated carcinoma.
- JRC:2667 : Poorly differentiated (insular) carcinoma (Thyroglobulin: positive, especially in the microfollicles calcitonin, chromogranin: negative) in a 67 y/o female.
- JRC:3188 : Poorly differentiated and anaplastic thyroid carcinoma with focal rhabdoid features.
- JRC:14917 : Poorly differentiated carcinoma, with neuroendocrine features (chromogranin positive).

See also

- thyroid carcinomas

  • thyroid neuroendocrine carcinomas

References

- Poorly differentiated (insular) thyroid carcinoma arising in a long-standing colloid goitre: A cytological dilemma. Kini H, Nirupama M, Rau AR, Gupta S, Augustine A. J Cytol. 2012 Jan;29(1):97-9. PMID: 22438634 [Free]