Case 135

Surgical Pathology Case


  A 38-year-old female had a right thyroid nodule for three years. After symptoms of recurrent laryngeal nerve involvement was noted, she underwent a right hemithyroidectomy.



The thyroid lobe weight 56 grams and measures 7.0 4.5 3.0 cm and is replaced by a firm, homogeneous pale yellow tumor.


HE, 10

HE, 20


HE, 20

HE, 40


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Source: CTTR. November, 2006. A-08.

Photo: Zenggang Pan

Discussion: Zenggang Pan