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Plasma cell granuloma of the thyroid with Hashimoto's thyroiditis: report of a rare case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12610909     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
As only eight cases have been previously reported in the literature, plasma cell granuloma of the thyroid gland is a rare entity. This condition can be confused with a benign or malignant neoplastic thyroid process. In this article, we describe a new case of plasma cell granuloma of the thyroid gland that occurred in a 46-year-old man who also had Hashimoto's thyroiditis. This case represents only the second documented instance of a plasma cell granuloma of the thyroid occurring in the setting of Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Moreover, it is only the second case of a plasma cell granuloma that has been reported in a male.
Authors:
Kimberly Mugler; Loretta Gaido; John Ryder; Sherif Said
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ear, nose, & throat journal     Volume:  82     ISSN:  0145-5613     ISO Abbreviation:  Ear Nose Throat J     Publication Date:  2003 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-03-03     Completed Date:  2003-03-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701817     Medline TA:  Ear Nose Throat J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  64-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Granuloma, Plasma Cell / complications*,  diagnosis
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Thyroid Diseases / complications*,  diagnosis
Thyroiditis, Autoimmune / complications*

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