How to define follicular thyroid carcinoma?

  title={How to define follicular thyroid carcinoma?},
  author={Kurt Werner Schmid and Nadir Rashad Farid},
  journal={Virchows Archiv},
The appropriate diagnosis of follicular thyroid carcinoma (FTC) still depends on its histological discrimination from follicular adenoma (including the distinction of benign from malignant oncocytic variants), papillary thyroid carcinoma (particularly from the follicular variants) and poorly differentiated thyroid carcinoma. The use of immunohistochemical markers contributed only marginally to better defining FTC. The introduction of the micro array technique, however, may offer the possibility… CONTINUE READING
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