The criteria for the diagnosis of follicular carcinoma of the thyroid and in particular of the "minimally invasive" variant are discussed. The introduction of a new terminology reflecting the indolent behavior of most of the thyroid neoplasms morphologically resembling follicular adenomas, and currently diagnosed as carcinomas on the sole basis of capsular invasion, is recommended.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 1997|
- Minimally invasive follicular carcinoma
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine