Poorly differentiated thyroid carcinomas: how much poorly differentiated is needed?

@article{Dettmer2011PoorlyDT,
  title={Poorly differentiated thyroid carcinomas: how much poorly differentiated is needed?},
  author={Matthias Stephan Dettmer and Anja Schmitt and Hans C. Steinert and Andreas Haldemann and Andreas Meili and Holger Moch and Paul Komminoth and Aurel Perren},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={2011},
  volume={35 12},
  pages={1866-72}
}
BACKGROUND Poorly differentiated (PD) carcinomas of the thyroid are conceptually situated between well-differentiated (papillary or follicular) carcinomas and anaplastic thyroid carcinomas. Although the morphologic criteria for PD tumors are well defined, it is not clear how much of a PD area besides a well-differentiated component in a given tumor is required to allow such a diagnosis. METHODS We identified 42 patients suffering from thyroid carcinoma with an adverse clinical outcome. Fifty… CONTINUE READING
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