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Unusual Thyroid Tumors

  • Jennifer L. Hunt
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Part of the Molecular Pathology Library book series (MPLB, volume 3)

Abstract

There are a number of tumors of the thyroid gland that do not fit into the conventional categories of follicular and C-cell derived lesions. These tumors tend to be very rare, and the literature regarding molecular alterations in these lesions is sparse. However, as the pathologist may encounter these tumors rarely in practice, they will be reviewed in this chapter.

Keywords

Thyroid Gland Papillary Carcinoma Synovial Sarcoma Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma Chronic Lymphocytic Thyroiditis 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jennifer L. Hunt
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyHarvard Medical School, Massachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA

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