Solid cell nests of the human thyroid in early stages of postnatal life. Systematic autopsy study.

The anatomical position and prevalence of solid cell nests (SCN) of the thyroid in early stages of postnatal life have not yet been clearly determined. In order to find out about these unsettled questions a systematic search of these ultimobranchial nests from 92 autopsied thyroids from neonates, children and young adults was undertaken. SCN were present in… (More)