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Endocr Pathol. 2010 Mar;21(1):12-5. doi: 10.1007/s12022-010-9106-y.

Papillary carcinoma tall cell variant (TCV): a review.

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Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA. linus@mail.med.upenn.edu

Abstract

Tall cell variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma is an aggressive form of thyroid cancer with a significant mortality. This review describes the pathology of this variant, compares it to its pathologic mimics and discusses its clinical pathologic features. The literature on this tumor is reviewed. A brief discussion of molecular pathologic correlates is included.

PMID:
20174895
DOI:
10.1007/s12022-010-9106-y
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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