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 contribution||Sclerosing mucoepidermoid carcinoma with eosinophilia of the thyroid: A case report|
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - 1999|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine