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Case 12

Surgical Pathology Case

Clinical Information


A 47-year-old female had left hemithyroidectomy due to a nodular lesion.

Gross Description


The left thyroid lobe contained a 1.8 cm well-circumscribed mass with a thick capsule.






HE, 2

HE, 4



Normal thyroid tissue, HE, 40

Neoplastic thyroid tissue, HE, 40





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Source: Department of Pathology, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE