[Abrikossoff tumor of the proximal esophagus misdiagnosed as a thyroid nodule].

@article{Sierra2006AbrikossoffTO,
  title={[Abrikossoff tumor of the proximal esophagus misdiagnosed as a thyroid nodule].},
  author={Martha Cabrera Sierra and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric A. Sebag and Catherine De Micco and Coralie Loudot and Claudio Misso and Ferdinando Calzolari and Jean-françois Henry},
  journal={Annales de chirurgie},
  year={2006},
  volume={131 3},
  pages={
          219-21
        }
}
The diagnosis of thyroid nodules is straightforward and rarely mistaken. We present a case of a paraesophageal granular cell tumor, discovered incidentally during surgery for what it was diagnosed as a suspicious thyroid nodule by ultrasound and FNA. Complete resection was achieved without disruption of the esophageal mucosa. A terminal branch of the recurrent laryngeal nerve had to be resected en bloc with the tumor. Morphological and immunohistochemical diagnosis was established… CONTINUE READING