Case 255

Surgical Pathology Case


  85-year-old female, right thyroid mass.


  The 65 grams total thyroidectomy specimen consists of one enlarged 6.5 x 5.0 x 3.0 cm right lobe and a 4.5 x 1.5 x 1.0 cm left lobe measures. Sectioning of the right lobe shows a large nodule occupying almost the whole lobe measuring 5.0 x 5.0 x 2.8 cm. The nodule is well circumscribed showing white-tan lobulated surfaces. Focal calcification is seen. Sectioning of the isthmus and left lobe show brown fleshy unremarkable thyroid surfaces.

HE, 4

HE, 10


HE, 20

HE, 20


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

Gross photo: LS, Microscopic Photo: Zenggang Pan

Discussion: Zenggang Pan