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From: Palpable pediatric thyroid abnormalities – diagnostic pitfalls necessitate a high index of clinical suspicion: a case report

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a. Cytology consistent with papillary thyroid cancer including nuclear size variation, microfollicle cellular arrangement and an intranuclear pseudo-inclusion (arrow). Papanicolaou stain at 400× magnification. b. Final histology showed a papillary carcinoma, follicular variant. There are characteristic nuclear features including ground glass nuclei, inconspicuous nucleoli, thickened nuclear membranes, nuclear pseudoinclusions, and nuclear grooves. This slide also shows a psammoma body. Hematoxylin & Eosin stain at 200× magnification.

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