Cystic Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: A Case Report

Darwin Totesora, Ma. Theresa Chua-Agcaoili

Abstract

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.

Keywords

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

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