Lymphoma

Jul 7, 2016 by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE Comments Off on Lymphoma

Lymphoma Lester D. R. Thompson, MD Key Facts Terminology Primary thyroid lymphoma comprising heterogeneous group of tumors Nearly all arise within chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis (80x increased risk) Clinical Issues ˜…

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Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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Squamous Cell Carcinoma Lester D. R. Thompson, MD Key Facts Terminology Thyroid primary squamous cell carcinoma is composed entirely of squamous cells without mucocytes and without direct invasion from adjacent…

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Antibody Index

Jul 7, 2016 by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE Comments Off on Antibody Index

Antibody Index Antibodies Discussed Antibody Name/Symbol Antibody Description Clones/Alternative Names α-1-antichromotrypsin alpha 1 antichromotrypsin A1ACT α-1-antitrypsin alpha 1 antitrypsin A1AT α-amylase alpha amylase A-amylase α-fetoprotein alpha 1 fetoprotein AFP, Z5A06,…

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Riedel Thyroiditis

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Riedel Thyroiditis Bruce M. Wenig, MD Key Facts Terminology Idiopathic fibrosing process and not per se an inflammatory (thyroiditis) thyroid disease Etiology/Pathogenesis Association between RT and Hashimoto thyroiditis supports autoimmune…

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Dyshormonogenetic Goiter

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Dyshormonogenetic Goiter Lester D. R. Thompson, MD Key Facts Terminology Thyroid enlargement due to hereditary defect in thyroid hormone synthesis Clinical Issues Usually autosomal recessive, enzyme defect in one of…

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Solid Cell Nest

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Solid Cell Nest Lester D. R. Thompson, MD Key Facts Terminology Small remnant of ultimobranchial apparatus, associated with development of thyroid C-cells Clinical Issues Posteromedial and lateral area of bilateral…

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