ea0070aep983 | Thyroid | ECE2020
, Lumi Ema
, Puca Entela
, Lapardhaja Adriana
, Toti Florian
Introduction: Hurthle cell carcinoma was considered to be a variant of follicular thyroid cancer. However, recent clinical and molecular studies clearly indicate that Hurthle cell cancer is a distinct tumor type. Histologically, it is characterized by the presence of a cell population of ‘oncocytes’, mostly eosinophilic oxyphilic cells and abundant cytoplasm,closely packed mitochondria, and round oval nuclei with prominent nucleoli. Unlike follicular thyroid cancer...