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Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2008 Jan-Mar;51(1):94-6.

Microfilaria in thyroid gland nodule.

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Department of Patholgy, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India.

Abstract

Presence of microfilaria in the thyroid gland is a rare finding. Filariasis is a common public health problem in the Indian sub-continent. Most of the cases of microfilaria in thyroid gland reported in the literature are associated with goiter and thyroid neoplasms. Here, we present a rare case that showed microfilaria on fine needle aspiration cytology of solitary thyroid nodule.

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