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Endocr Pathol. 2002 Fall;13(3):213-7.

Hurthle cell carcinoma arising from thyroid papillary carcinoma.

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  • 1Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. j.zwi@auckland.ac.nz

Abstract

Hurthle cell carcinoma of the thyroid is generally considered to be a subtype of follicular carcinoma. We report a case of a small solitary usual-type papillary carcinoma of the thyroid, with metastatic tumor in cervical lymph nodes. The lymph node tumor consisted of both tall-cell papillary carcinoma and Hurthle cell carcinoma. This suggests a closer relationship between papillary cell carcinoma and Hurthle cell tumors than previously appreciated.

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