Carcinoma mucoepidermoide sclerosante con eosinofilia della tiroide: Descrizione di un caso

Translated title of the contribution: Sclerosing mucoepidermoid carcinoma with eosinophilia of the thyroid: A case report

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Abstract

Introduction: A case of sclerosing mucoepidermoid carcinoma with eosinophilia of the thyroid gland is described. Results: The patient, a 32 year-old female with Hashimoto's thyroiditis, presented with a 4 cm nodule of the right lobe of the thyroid gland. The tumour was constituted by squamoid cords infiltrating a dense fibro-jaline stroma rich in eosinophils. The patient is alive and well 14 months after surgery. Discussion: The literature is briefly reviewed and the differential diagnosis is discussed. In the Author's opinion, sclerosing mucoepidermoid carcinoma with eosinophilia of the tyroid is a well defind clinicopathological entity.

Translated title of the contributionSclerosing mucoepidermoid carcinoma with eosinophilia of the thyroid: A case report
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)31-35
Number of pages5
JournalPathologica
Volume91
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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