Case 171

Surgical Pathology Case
 

CLINICAL INFORMATION

  75 year-old female. Autopsy finding of thyroid gland.

GROSS DESCRIPTION

 

The multinodular thyroid gland weighs 60 grams, and the largest nodule measures 3.0 2.8 cm and the cut surfaces is pink, brown and black with central fibrosis.

 

 

 
     
 

HE, 2

HE, 4

     
 

HE, 10

HE, 20

     
 

HE, 20

HE, 40

     
 

HE, 40

HE, 40

     
 

HE, 40

HE, 40

     
 

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Source: Department of Pathology, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Photo: Zenggang Pan

Discussion: Zenggang Pan