Atypia of undetermined significance in a nodule developed in a patient treated with carbimazole for thyrotoxic goiter

Christian Garbar, Mascaux Corinne

Abstract


We report a case of thyroid fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) and histological study of  nuclear atypia of undetermined significance (AUS)  observed in a 47-years-old man presenting a Graves disease and treated by carbimazole. Thyroid nuclear atypia associated with carbimazole were well-known. However there are rare cases described in the literature. The discussion points out the differential diagnosis of specificity of nuclear atypia in the diagnosis of thyroid malignancy.

 



Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5430/crcp.v1n1p1

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Case Reports in Clinical Pathology

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