Metastatic medullary thyroid carcinoma in liver diagnosis by aspiration cytology

Carmen Gomez‐Fernandez, H. John Kraemer, Parvin Ganjei-Azar

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Abstract

A case of metastatic medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) to the liver of a patient with multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) Type IIb was suggested by percutaneous fine-needle aspiration cytology and confirmed by histology and immunohistochemistry. The cytologic presentation of this unusual thyroid cancer in liver has not been previously reported. We report such a case and discuss its differential diagnosis from other metastatic tumors of the liver.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)277-280
Number of pages4
JournalDiagnostic cytopathology
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1994

Keywords

  • Aspiration cytology
  • Liver metastasis
  • Medullary thyroid carcinoma
  • Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anatomy

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