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Atypical Cells of Undetermined Significance/Follicular Lesion of Undetermined Significance

  • Rana S. HodaEmail author
  • Rema Rao
  • Theresa Scognamiglio
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Abstract

Thyroid FNA has reduced the rate of unnecessary surgeries for benign thyroid nodules. High negative predictive value (NPV) of a benign FNA diagnosis has made it a valuable initial test for thyroid nodules.

Keywords

Atypical cell of undetermined significance Follicular lesion of undetermined significance Hürthle cell lesions Hürthle cell lesions NIFTP Papillary thyroid carcinoma Histiocytoid cells Atypical cyst-lining cells Histiocytoid cells Molecular tests Immunocytochemistry 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CBLPathRye BrookUSA
  2. 2.Department of Pathology and Laboratory MedicineNew York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical CollegeNew YorkUSA

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