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The oncocyte that went places: Diagnosis with EUS-guided FNA.
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PMID:  21954063     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Although uncommon, Hurthle cell neoplasms have a characteristic histologic and cytologic features which often aid in the diagnosis of these lesions. In fine needle aspiration biopsies, determining malignant potential on cytologic features is challenging unless other evidence of malignancy (such as metastases) are known. The role of EUS-guided FNA in diagnosing superior mediastinal masses has been described previously. It's role in evaluating subcarinal metastases from lung cancer primaries have also heen studied. However we describe metastatic thyroid Hurthle cell carcinoma to the subcarina diagnosed through EUS-guided FNA combining the unique cytologic features o Hurthle cell neoplasms and the versatility ofthe endoscopic ultrasound to reach a diagnosis in this unusual neoplasm. Diagn. Cytopathol. 2011;. © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Authors:
Ali Safdar Khan; David R Crowe; Mohamad A Eloubeidi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-9-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diagnostic cytopathology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1097-0339     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-9-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8506895     Medline TA:  Diagn Cytopathol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham Alabam.
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