Cystic Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: A Case Report

Keywords: cystic papillary thyroid carcinoma, HBME-1, papillary thyroid carcinoma


The malignant potential of cystic nodule(s) should never be overlooked in certain select patients even if it carries a low chance of malignancy. The diagnosis of PTC relies primarily on the typical nuclear features, however in cases of histologic uncertainty, immunohistochemical stains such as HBME-1 may be used to help classify unusual presentations of PTC. Treatment and monitoring of Cystic Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma follows the conventional guideline on solid PTC.


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Author Biographies

Darwin Totesora, The Medical City


Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Department of Medicine


Ma. Theresa Chua-Agcaoili, The Medical City


Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Department of Medicine


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How to Cite
Totesora, D., & Chua-Agcaoili, M. T. (2019). Cystic Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: A Case Report. Journal of the ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies, 34(2), 215-219. Retrieved from
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