Variant Papillary Thyroid Cancer 101: Rare Hobnail Variant Papillary Cancer HPTC. What is it?

Variant Papillary Thyroid Cancer 101: Rare Hobnail Variant Papillary Cancer HPTC. What is it?

Variant Papillary Thyroid Cancer 101: Rare Hobnail Variant Papillary Cancer HPTC. What is it?

Variant Papillary Thyroid Cancer 101: Rare Hobnail Variant Papillary Cancer HPTC. What is it?

 

Dr.Guttler comments on this article.

  • 10 variants of PTC have been described.
  • Several including Tall cell have been associated with aggressive behavior.
  • Hobnail is a new one that is also aggressive.
  • Larger nodules at presentation.
  • Common lymph node and distant spread early.
  • High mortality.

 

Thyroid  28(1) 2018 p.96

Watutantrige S. et al

 

Dr.Guttler comments on this article.

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Hobnail appearance seen in the above slides and

images of hobnails and in sole of a boot

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