Oxyphil tumors of the thyroid: follow-up of 42 surgical cases.

  title={Oxyphil tumors of the thyroid: follow-up of 42 surgical cases.},
  author={Lennart Bondeson and A G Bondeson and Otto Ljungberg and Sten Tibblin},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  volume={194 6},
Histopathologic and clinical follow-up data on 42 patients observed 2-20 years after operations for oxyphil neoplasms of the thyroid are presented. In eight patients histologic signs of malignancy were found but only two patients showed a clinically malignant course with development of distant metastases. The results do not indicate that oxyphil thyroid neoplasms are especially prone to assume a malignant course with the mode of treatment applied. Our policy is to remove any differentiated… CONTINUE READING

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