FVPTC

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FVPTCFollicular Variant of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma
FVPTCFollicular Variant of Papillary Thyroid Cancer (genetics)
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Ghossein conducted a clinicopathological study of 78 patients with follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma at Memorial Sloan Kettering and found no recurrences or metastases after 11 years in all 42 patients with noninvasive encapsulated FVPTC.
W Lin, "Metastasis of follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma masquerading as primary temporal bone tumour," The Journal of Laryngology and Otology, vol.
The follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma is the most common subtype of papillary thyroid carcinomas.
Guo, "The triage efficacy of fine needle aspiration biopsy for follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma using the Bethesda reporting guidelines," Diagnostic Cytopathology, vol.
(42,43,44) However, the high interobserver variability in the diagnosis between follicular adenoma and follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma (FVPTC) might explain this finding as well as the variable frequency of mutations.
At surgical resection, the malignant diagnoses included 12 (75%) follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma, 3 (19%) Hurthle cell carcinoma, and 1 (6%) classic variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma.
(3,4) The differential diagnoses of a lesion with this pattern include, but are not limited to, FC, follicular adenoma (FA), goiter or hyperplasic nodule, follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma (FVPTC), and Hurthle cell tumor.
Comprehensive microRNA expression profiling identified novel markers in follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma. Thyroid.
Immunohistochemical separation of follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma from follicular adenoma.
Similar nuclear features are present in the follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma; however, papillary architecture is absent or minimal (Figure, C and D).