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Hurthle cell metaplasia

Tuesday 9 August 2016

Hurthle cell metaplasia; Hurthle cell modifications

Etiology

- thyroid congenital anomalies

  • thyroglossal duct cyst

- thyroid inflammation

- thyroid compensatory regenerative nodules
- thyroid hyperplasia
- thyroid neoplasia / thyroid tumors

  • follicular epithelial cell neoplasms
    • Benign: follicular adenoma
    • Malignant
      • Differentiated: papillary, follicular
      • Poorly differentiated (insular)
      • Anaplastic
  • parafollicular epithelial neoplasms
    • thyroid medullary carcinoma
    • thyroid mixed/composite carcinoma
  • other primary epithelial neoplasms
    • primary non-epithelial neoplasms
    • thyroid secondary tumours

See also

- Hurthle cell
-  thyroid anomalies

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