Observer variation in the diagnosis of follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma.

@article{Lloyd2004ObserverVI,
  title={Observer variation in the diagnosis of follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma.},
  author={Ricardo Vincent Lloyd and Lori A Erickson and Mary B. Casey and King Yin Lam and Christine Marie Lohse and Sylvia L Asa and John Kwok-cheung Chan and Ronald A DeLellis and H Rub{\'e}n Harach and Kennichi Kakudo and Virginia A. Livolsi and Juan Rosai and Thomas J. Sebo and Manuel Sobrinho-Sim{\~o}es and Bruce M. Wenig and Marick E Lae},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={2004},
  volume={28 10},
  pages={1336-40}
}
The histopathologic diagnosis of follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma (FVPCA) can be difficult. Recent reports have suggested that this neoplasm may be frequently overdiagnosed by pathologists. We examined the observer variation in the diagnosis of FVPCA in 87 tumors by 10 experienced thyroid pathologists. The criteria that the reviewers considered most helpful for making a diagnosis of FVPCA were also assessed. A concordant diagnosis of FVPCA was made by all 10 reviewers with a… CONTINUE READING

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