Medullary carcinoma of the thyroid in fine-needle aspiration biopsies.

Abstract

A study of fine-needle aspiration biopsies (FNAB) in six cases of medullary carcinoma of thyroid (MCT) revealed that the presence of spindle cells in addition to the more usually recognized polygonal cells is a common feature and a significant clue to the diagnosis. Both spindle and polygonal cells contain cytoplasmic granules that stain positively for… (More)

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@article{Geddie1984MedullaryCO, title={Medullary carcinoma of the thyroid in fine-needle aspiration biopsies.}, author={William Robert Geddie and Yvan B{\'e}dard and Heather Strawbridge}, journal={American journal of clinical pathology}, year={1984}, volume={82 5}, pages={552-8} }