Diffuse Follicular Variant of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma in a 69-Year-old Man with Extensive Extrathyroidal Extension: A Case Report

@inproceedings{Cha2013DiffuseFV,
  title={Diffuse Follicular Variant of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma in a 69-Year-old Man with Extensive Extrathyroidal Extension: A Case Report},
  author={Yoon Jin Cha and Hang-Seok Chang and Soon Won Hong},
  booktitle={Journal of Korean medical science},
  year={2013}
}
Diffuse follicular variant papillary thyroid carcinoma (DFVPTC) is a rare variant papillary thyroid carcinoma. DFVPTC typically occurs in young females, extensively involves one lobe or both lobes entirely with frequent nodal metastasis and vascular invasion. In contrast to the other subtypes of follicular variant, DFVPTC has biologically aggressive… CONTINUE READING