Spindle cell squamous carcinoma of the thyroid: an unusual anaplastic tumor associated with tall cell papillary cancer.

@article{Bronner1991SpindleCS,
  title={Spindle cell squamous carcinoma of the thyroid: an unusual anaplastic tumor associated with tall cell papillary cancer.},
  author={Mary P Bronner and Virginia A. Livolsi},
  journal={Modern pathology : an official journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Inc},
  year={1991},
  volume={4 5},
  pages={637-43}
}
Five cases of spindle cell squamous carcinoma of the thyroid associated with tall cell papillary carcinoma were examined. The unusual spindle cell squamous carcinoma in these cases resembles those previously described in other sites, including the breast and oropharynx. Three patients demonstrated concurrent spindle cell squamous anaplastic carcinoma and tall cell papillary carcinoma at initial diagnosis, whereas two patients developed concurrent tumor morphologies subsequent to initial… CONTINUE READING

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