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Thyroid carcinoma showing thymus-like differentiation (CASTLE): Case report with cytomorphology and review of the literature.
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PMID:  20607745     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Thyroid carcinoma showing thymus-like differentiation (CASTLE) is a rare tumor of the thyroid gland or adjacent soft tissues of the neck. Given the comparatively good prognosis of CASTLE, it is crucial to distinguish this neoplasm from other more aggressive thyroid neoplasms that can have similar or overlapping cytomorphological features. However, there is little information about the cytomorphology of CASTLE available in the literature. Here we report the cytomorphology and histology of thyroid CASTLE in a 52-year-old woman and present a review of the literature. Diagn. Cytopathol.2011;39:204-209. © 2010 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Kenneth E Youens; Sarah M Bean; Leslie G Dodd; Claudia K Jones
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diagnostic cytopathology     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1097-0339     ISO Abbreviation:  Diagn. Cytopathol.     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8506895     Medline TA:  Diagn Cytopathol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  204-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2010 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.
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