Follicular Neoplasm Hürthle Cell (Oncocytic) Type/Suspicious for Follicular Neoplasm Hürthle Cell (Oncocytic) Type

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


Hürthle cells are follicular-derived oncocytic cells originally described by Askanazy in 1898. They are also referred to as oncocytic, oxyphilic, and Askanazy cells.


Hashimoto’s thyroiditis Hürthle cell nodule Hürthle cell metaplasia Hürthle cell adenoma Hürthle cell carcinoma Oncocytic variant of PTC Oncocytic variant of follicular carcinoma Oncocytic variant of medullary thyroid carcinoma Hurthle cell MTC 

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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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