Diagnostic value of estrogen receptors in thyroid lesions.

  title={Diagnostic value of estrogen receptors in thyroid lesions.},
  author={Michael Vaiman and Youlian Olevson and Liliana Habler and Alex Kessler and Sergei Zehavi and Judith Sandbank},
  journal={Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research},
  volume={16 7},
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to evaluate the presence of estrogen receptors (ER) alpha and beta in various thyroid lesions and to assess the practicality of this test. MATERIAL/METHODS Immunohistochemical stains were performed for both ERalpha and ERbeta, for evaluation of immunoreactivity in 296 thyroid tissue samples that consisted of 150 goiters, 90 papillary carcinomas, 19 follicular adenomas, 15 Hurtle cell adenomas, 6 Hashimoto thyroiditis, 5 anaplastic carcinomas, 4… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 11 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…