Cellular swirls in fine needle aspirates of papillary thyroid carcinoma: a new diagnostic criterion

@article{Szporn2006CellularSI,
  title={Cellular swirls in fine needle aspirates of papillary thyroid carcinoma: a new diagnostic criterion},
  author={Arnold H Szporn and Songyang Yuan and Maoxin Wu and David E. Burstein},
  journal={Modern Pathology},
  year={2006},
  volume={19},
  pages={1470-1473}
}
No single cytologic feature is specifically diagnostic for papillary thyroid carcinoma. We report herein the presence of swirl-like cellular aggregates in fine needle aspirates of papillary thyroid carcinoma but not in other thyroid entities. Cellular swirls are defined as concentrically organized aggregates of tumor cells in which many of the most peripherally situated cells have ovoid rather than round nuclei that are oriented perpendicular to the radius of the swirl. One hundred Papanicolaou… CONTINUE READING
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