Papillary thyroid carcinoma with hobnail features: histopathologic criteria to predict aggressive behavior.

@article{Asioli2013PapillaryTC,
  title={Papillary thyroid carcinoma with hobnail features: histopathologic criteria to predict aggressive behavior.},
  author={Sofia Asioli and Lori A Erickson and Alberto Righi and Ricardo Vincent Lloyd},
  journal={Human pathology},
  year={2013},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={320-8}
}
Recent reports indicate that papillary thyroid carcinoma with hobnail features, also designated as micropapillary variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma, is a rare but very aggressive variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma. We examined the histopathologic and immunohistochemical features of 24 cases of papillary thyroid carcinoma with hobnail/micropapillary component to determine the prognostic significance of the amount of hobnail/micropapillary features in these tumors. The patients included… CONTINUE READING
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