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Sonographic finding of papillary thyroid carcinoma with nodular fasciitis-like stroma

Abstract

Papillary thyroid carcinoma with nodular fasciitis-like stroma (PTC-NFS) is an extremely rare variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma characterized by prominent stromal cell proliferation. To our knowledge, sonographic findings of PTS-NFS have not been reported. Here, we report a case of PTC-NFS that presented as a homogenous and hypoechoic mass in the peripheral portion of the left thyroid gland on sonography in a 35-year-old pregnant woman.

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Lee, K.W., Park, W.C., Kim, J.Y. et al. Sonographic finding of papillary thyroid carcinoma with nodular fasciitis-like stroma. J Med Ultrasonics 37, 59–61 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10396-009-0255-x

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Keywords

  • Thyroid cancer
  • Ultrasound
  • Fine-needle aspiration (FNA)