Cytologically Yours: Unknowns: 201311: Case 3

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Clinical History

32 year old male with a solid thyroid nodule on ultrasound.


Resident Questions

Cytologic Features

  • Powdery chromatin, grooves, pseudoinclusions, nucleolus
  • Crowding and overlapping
  • Sheets, papillae
  • Variable cytoplasm (scant, squamoid, Hurthle-like, vacuolated)
  • Psammoma bodies
  • Giant cells
  • Bubble gum colloid
  • Septated cytoplasm