Simultaneous occurrence of medullary and papillary carcinoma of the thyroid gland identified by fine needle aspiration. A case report.


BACKGROUND Fine needle aspiration (FNA) diagnosis of simultaneous medullary and papillary thyroid carcinoma in independent thyroid lobes is exceedingly rare. CASE A 36-year-old female presented with a one-month history of dysphagia. Thyroid ultrasound revealed a multinodular goiter. She was clinically and biochemically euthyroid. FNA of the right thyroid… (More)