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Case 4.1.3 Thyroid malignant lesions


Follicular carcinoma:
Thyroid lesion that pucture showed to be a hurthle cell tumor. At operation however it proved to be a follicular ca of the huthle cell type ...
Follicular carcinoma:
Benign looking thyroid mass that proved to be a follicular carcinoma
Medullary thyroid carcinoma :
Thyroid masses and pathological lymph nodes that proved to be a medullary thyroid carcinoma
Medullary thyroid carcinoma:
Medullary thyroid carcinoma with a calcified mass in the left thyroid lobe
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary carcinoma in the right thyroid lobe with a hypoechoic mass with microcalcifications and irregular vascularity
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary thyroid carcinoma with an ill defined hypoechoic thyroid mass with microcalcifications
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary thyroid carcinoma with a hypoechoic mass and punctate calcifications
Case of the month April 2007: Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary thyroid carcinoma in the right lobe with an irregular hypoechoic mass with punctate calcifications and irregular vascularization a ...
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Inhomogeneous hypervascularized solid and partly cystic thyroid mass that proved to be extensive papillary carcinoma
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Small papillairy carcinoma in the isthmus with a hypoechoic ill defined mass with calcifications
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary thyroid carcinoma with an inhomogeneous ill defined mass with calcifications in the right thyroid lobe
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary thyroid carcinoma with a hypoechoic mass with calcifications in the left thyroid lobe
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary thyroid carcinoma with an inhomogeneous mass with calcifications and cystic areas 2004
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Thyroid carcinoma with an irregular vascularized hypoechoic mass and lymph node metastasis with punctate calcifications
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Thyroid carcinoma with a hypoechoic inhomogeneous ill defined mass with calcifications in the left thyroid lobe and a metastatic lymph node
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary thyroid carcinoma with an inhomogeneous mass with calcifications and cystic areas in the right thyroid lobe and lymph node metasta ...
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary thyroid carcinoma with lymph node metastases on both sides
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary thyroid carcinoma with an ill defined inhomogeneous mass with calcifications in the right thyroid lobe and lymph node metastasis
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary thyroid carcinoma with lymph node metastases with punctate calcifications and cystic areas
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary thyroid carcinoma and partly cystic lymph node metastases
Anaplasic thyroid carcinoma:
Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma with an irregular hypoechoic mass with calcifications in in the left lobe with lymph node metastases
Anaplasic thyroid carcinoma:
Large solitary hypoechoic thyroid mass that proved to be an anaplastic carcinoma
Anaplasic thyroid carcinoma:
Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma in a patient who had received radioactive iodine and radiation of the neck as treatment for hyperthyroidism
Uncommon malignant thyroid tumors:
Thyroid mass in the right lobe that proved to be a poorly differentiated sarcomatoid carcinoma
Uncommon malignant thyroid tumors:
Non Hodgkin's lymphoma of the thyroid gland with a large inhomogeneous hypoechoic thyroid gland
Uncommon malignant thyroid tumors:
Malignant lymphoma of the thyroid gland with a diffuse abnormal hypoechoic enlarged thyroid gland
Case of the month October 2011: Uncommon malignant thyroid tumors:
Marginal zone lymphoma or mucosa associated lymphatic tissue lymphoma or MALT lymphoma of the thyroid gland
Uncommon malignant thyroid tumors:
Hodgkin's lymphoma with massively enlarged lymphe nodes and diffuse infiltration of the thyroid gland. Biopsy of the nodes and thyroid gland ...
Case of the month August 2013: Uncommon malignant thyroid tumors:
Hodgkins lymphoma of the nodular sclerosing type
Case of the month August 2013: Uncommon malignant thyroid tumors:
Large cell B lymphoma
Metastases in the thyroid gland:
Thyroid metastasis of a renal cell carcinoma with a hypoechoic mass
Metastases in the thyroid gland:
Hypoechoic vascularized mass that biopsy proved to be a metastasis of an esophagus carcinoma
Metastases in the thyroid gland:
Thyroid metastasis of a lung carcinoma with an ill defined hypoechoic mass with calcifications
Metastases in the thyroid gland:
Metastases in the thyroid gland of a lung carcinoma
Pitfalls:
Lymphoma with an enlarged hypoechoic lymphe node impressing the thyroid gland mimicking a hypoechoic thyroid or parathyroid tumor
Pitfalls:
Hypoechoic mass in the left thyroid lobe that could be mistaken for a malignany thyroid lesion, but proved to be a malignant lymphoma infilt ...
Pitfalls:
Isoechoic solid thyroid lesion with peripheral punctate hyperechoic structures that biopsy proved to be a colloid nodule and not a papillary ...
Pitfalls:
Colloid cyst in the thyroid gland. The could be mistaken for punctate echogenic structures microcalcifications.
Pitfalls:
Focal inhomogeneous right thyroid lobe that proved to be a granulomatous inflammation
Case of the month september 2013: Unusual cases:
Thyroglossal cyst with intracystic pappillary thyroid tumor
Follicular carcinoma:
Thyroid lesion that pucture showed to be a hurthle cell tumor. At operation however it proved to be a follicular ca of the huthle cell type ...
Follicular carcinoma:
Benign looking thyroid mass that proved to be a follicular carcinoma
Medullary thyroid carcinoma :
Thyroid masses and pathological lymph nodes that proved to be a medullary thyroid carcinoma
Medullary thyroid carcinoma:
Medullary thyroid carcinoma with a calcified mass in the left thyroid lobe
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary carcinoma in the right thyroid lobe with a hypoechoic mass with microcalcifications and irregular vascularity
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary thyroid carcinoma with an ill defined hypoechoic thyroid mass with microcalcifications
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary thyroid carcinoma with a hypoechoic mass and punctate calcifications
Case of the month April 2007: Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary thyroid carcinoma in the right lobe with an irregular hypoechoic mass with punctate calcifications and irregular vascularization a ...
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Inhomogeneous hypervascularized solid and partly cystic thyroid mass that proved to be extensive papillary carcinoma
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Small papillairy carcinoma in the isthmus with a hypoechoic ill defined mass with calcifications
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary thyroid carcinoma with an inhomogeneous ill defined mass with calcifications in the right thyroid lobe
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary thyroid carcinoma with a hypoechoic mass with calcifications in the left thyroid lobe
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary thyroid carcinoma with an inhomogeneous mass with calcifications and cystic areas 2004
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Thyroid carcinoma with an irregular vascularized hypoechoic mass and lymph node metastasis with punctate calcifications
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Thyroid carcinoma with a hypoechoic inhomogeneous ill defined mass with calcifications in the left thyroid lobe and a metastatic lymph node
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary thyroid carcinoma with an inhomogeneous mass with calcifications and cystic areas in the right thyroid lobe and lymph node metasta ...
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary thyroid carcinoma with lymph node metastases on both sides
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary thyroid carcinoma with an ill defined inhomogeneous mass with calcifications in the right thyroid lobe and lymph node metastasis
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary thyroid carcinoma with lymph node metastases with punctate calcifications and cystic areas
Papillary thyroid carcinoma:
Papillary thyroid carcinoma and partly cystic lymph node metastases
Anaplasic thyroid carcinoma:
Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma with an irregular hypoechoic mass with calcifications in in the left lobe with lymph node metastases
Anaplasic thyroid carcinoma:
Large solitary hypoechoic thyroid mass that proved to be an anaplastic carcinoma
Anaplasic thyroid carcinoma:
Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma in a patient who had received radioactive iodine and radiation of the neck as treatment for hyperthyroidism
Uncommon malignant thyroid tumors:
Thyroid mass in the right lobe that proved to be a poorly differentiated sarcomatoid carcinoma
Uncommon malignant thyroid tumors:
Non Hodgkin's lymphoma of the thyroid gland with a large inhomogeneous hypoechoic thyroid gland
Uncommon malignant thyroid tumors:
Malignant lymphoma of the thyroid gland with a diffuse abnormal hypoechoic enlarged thyroid gland
Case of the month October 2011: Uncommon malignant thyroid tumors:
Marginal zone lymphoma or mucosa associated lymphatic tissue lymphoma or MALT lymphoma of the thyroid gland
Uncommon malignant thyroid tumors:
Hodgkin's lymphoma with massively enlarged lymphe nodes and diffuse infiltration of the thyroid gland. Biopsy of the nodes and thyroid gland ...
Case of the month August 2013: Uncommon malignant thyroid tumors:
Hodgkins lymphoma of the nodular sclerosing type
Case of the month August 2013: Uncommon malignant thyroid tumors:
Large cell B lymphoma
Metastases in the thyroid gland:
Thyroid metastasis of a renal cell carcinoma with a hypoechoic mass
Metastases in the thyroid gland:
Hypoechoic vascularized mass that biopsy proved to be a metastasis of an esophagus carcinoma
Metastases in the thyroid gland:
Thyroid metastasis of a lung carcinoma with an ill defined hypoechoic mass with calcifications
Metastases in the thyroid gland:
Metastases in the thyroid gland of a lung carcinoma
Pitfalls:
Lymphoma with an enlarged hypoechoic lymphe node impressing the thyroid gland mimicking a hypoechoic thyroid or parathyroid tumor
Pitfalls:
Hypoechoic mass in the left thyroid lobe that could be mistaken for a malignany thyroid lesion, but proved to be a malignant lymphoma infilt ...
Pitfalls:
Isoechoic solid thyroid lesion with peripheral punctate hyperechoic structures that biopsy proved to be a colloid nodule and not a papillary ...
Pitfalls:
Colloid cyst in the thyroid gland. The could be mistaken for punctate echogenic structures microcalcifications.
Pitfalls:
Focal inhomogeneous right thyroid lobe that proved to be a granulomatous inflammation
Case of the month september 2013: Unusual cases:
Thyroglossal cyst with intracystic pappillary thyroid tumor
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