Case 12 - Discussion

Uploaded: 2007-01-18, Updated: 2007-06-22

 

Minimally invasive follicular carcinoma, confined to thyroid

 
  • It is almost impossible to make this diagnosis on frozen, cytology or FNA sections.
  • Diagnosis: not by morphology of the tumor, but behavior: Capsule or vascular invasion. Thus the entire tumor including the capsule should be submitted to look for invasion.