If you are experiencing problems downloading PDF or HTML fulltext, our helpdesk recommend clearing your browser cache and trying again. If you need help in clearing your cache, please click here . Still need help? Email help@ingentaconnect.com

Plasma cell granuloma of the thyroid

$48.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Download / Buy Article:

Abstract:

Deniz K, PatĀ“rogˇlu TE, Okten T. Plasma cell granuloma of the thyroid. APMIS 2008;116:167–72.

We report two cases of thyroidal plasma cell granuloma. Both patients underwent surgical resection after presenting with painless neck swelling. Histopathologic examination of the specimens revealed plasmacytes infiltrating the thyroid parenchyma and immunohistochemical studies showed the polyclonal nature of the plasma cells. Plasma cell granuloma is a benign lesion and its appearance in the thyroid gland is extremely rare. Eleven prior cases with thyroid localization have been reported to date in the English literature. Nine of the plasma cell granuloma cases occurred in women, four in men (including the present cases). The clinicopathologic features and diagnostic difficulties of this rare entity are described, and its relation to inflammatory pseudotumor of other sites is discussed with a review of the literature.

Keywords: Plasma cell granuloma; thyroid

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0463.2008.00827.x

Publication date: February 1, 2008

Related content

Tools

Favourites

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more