Case 111

Surgical Pathology Case


  A 31-year-old female had a right thyroid nodule.



The specimen consists of one purple-pink thyroid lobe measuring 4.5 x 3.2 x 2.3 cm and weighs 17.2 grams. Sectioning through the specimen reveals a hemorrhagic solid nodule in the lower half of the thyroid measuring up to 2.0 cm in diameter.


HE, 2

HE, 20


HE, 20

HE, 40


HE, 40



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

Gross Photo: PU

Microscopic Photo: Zenggang Pan

Discussion: Zenggang Pan