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differentiated tyroid carcinoma

Pedro López Mondéjar, Antonio Picó, Javier Seguí, Alicia López Maciá
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Our objective was to quantify the galectin-3 (gal-3) expression in differentiated thyroid carcinoma and study its relation with the clinical behavior of these tumors. PATIENTS AND METHOD: We investigated the immunohistochemical reaction of gal-3 in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) and follicular thyroid carcinoma (FTC) and performed a retrospective study in order to find correlations with clinical features. Gal-3 expression was studied in 53 differentiated tyroid carcinomas (42 PTC and 11 FTC), and was related with clinical features: metastases, extrathyroid invasion and initial stage in the diagnosis and persistence disease and relapses in the follow up...
February 16, 2008: Medicina Clínica
A Cavazza, E Toschi, R Valcavi, S Piana, R Scotti, G Carlinfante, G Gardini
INTRODUCTION: A case of sclerosing mucoepidermoid carcinoma with eosinophilia of the thyroid gland is described. RESULTS: The patient, a 32 year-old female with Hashimoto's thyroiditis, presented with a 4 cm nodule of the right lobe of the thyroid gland. The tumour was constituted by squamoid cords infiltrating a dense fibro-jaline stroma rich in eosinophils. The patient is alive and well 14 months after surgery. DISCUSSION: The literature is briefly reviewed and the differential diagnosis is discussed...
February 1999: Pathologica
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