Malignant transformation of a Hürthle cell tumor: case report and survey of the literature.


Hürthle cell carcinoma is a relatively uncommon type of well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma. Its diagnosis has been controversial due to the difficulty in separating Hürthle cell adenoma from Hürthle cell carcinoma, thus the term Hürthle cell tumor is often used to describe both lesions. The present case of anaplastic giant-cell carcinoma in an 81-yr-old… (More)


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