Thyroid involvement in Rosai-Dorfman disease.

  title={Thyroid involvement in Rosai-Dorfman disease.},
  author={F Lee and Yee-Jee Jan and Guan Chou and John Z Wang and Chen-Chi Wang},
  journal={Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association},
  volume={17 5},
Rosai-Dorfman disease (RDD) with thyroid involvement is extremely rare; we herein present the sixth known case with a review of the previously reported five cases and discuss the clinicopathological characteristics of this entity. RDD with thyroid involvement has occurred only in females with a mean age of 56.3 years, which is significantly different from nodal RDD predominantly seen in young males. Besides this, autoimmune thyroiditis is frequently associated in RDD with thyroid involvement… CONTINUE READING