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A carcinoma showing thymus-like elements of the thyroid arising in close association with solid cell nests: evidence for a precursor lesion?
|Published in||Thyroid. 2013, vol. 23, no. 4, p. 511-6|
|Abstract||Carcinoma showing thymus-like elements (CASTLE) is a rare malignant neoplasm of the thyroid gland, morphologically and immunohistologically similar to a thymic carcinoma, whose histogenesis is still debated. Hypotheses include an origin from ectopic thymic tissue, vestige of the thymopharyngeal duct, or branchial pouch remnants from which solid cell nests (SC-nests) originate. The diagnosis of CASTLE may be treacherous due to its rarity and its propensity to mimic other poorly differentiated tumors such as squamous cell carcinoma.|
|Research groups||Groupe Pache Jean-Claude (pathologie clinique) (658)|
Groupe Becker Minerva (imagerie ORL) (683)
|YERLY, Stéphane David et al. A carcinoma showing thymus-like elements of the thyroid arising in close association with solid cell nests: evidence for a precursor lesion?. In: Thyroid, 2013, vol. 23, n° 4, p. 511-6. doi: 10.1089/thy.2011.0415 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:28599|