Classification of thyroid follicular cell tumors: with special reference to borderline lesions.

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We propose a new classification of thyroid follicular cell tumors which is correlated with patient's prognosis. It is unique as to two new categories: borderline malignancy between benign and malignant, and moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma (MDA) as a differentiation classification to stratify tumor aggressiveness. As to diagnostic criteria, we… (More)

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@article{Kakudo2012ClassificationOT, title={Classification of thyroid follicular cell tumors: with special reference to borderline lesions.}, author={K Kakudo and Yanhua Bai and Zhiyan Liu and Yaqion Li and Yasuhiro Ito and Takashi Ozaki}, journal={Endocrine journal}, year={2012}, volume={59 1}, pages={1-12} }