Coexistent Papillary Carcinoma of Thyroid and Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis – Diagnosis on Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology

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rumana makhdoomi 1 , * , Farhat Mustafa 1 , Rais Malik 1 , Salma Bhat 1 , Khurshid Alam 2 , Humaira Bashir 1 , Nuzhat Samoon 1 , Mohsin Rasool 1 , Khalil Mohammed Baba 1

1 Department of Pathology, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar-190 011, India

2 Department of Surgery, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar-190 011, India

How to Cite: makhdoomi R, Mustafa F, Malik R, Bhat S, Alam K, et al. Coexistent Papillary Carcinoma of Thyroid and Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis – Diagnosis on Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology, Int J Endocrinol Metab. 2013 ; 11(3):e94657. doi: 10.5812/ijem.7453.

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International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism: 11 (3); e94657
Published Online: July 01, 2013
Article Type: Case Report
Received: May 29, 2019
Accepted: September 13, 2012
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Abstract

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is associated with an increased risk of developing papillary carcinoma of thyroid. We hereby report a case of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis with papillary carcinoma in a 45-year-old ear old female diagnosed on fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) which was later confirmed on histopathological examination .Such an occurrence, when both lesions are picked up on FNAC in a patient with no palpable thyroid nodule is rare. The case is presented here for its rarity.

Keywords

Papillary Carcinoma Thyroid Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology

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