|Morphological variants of thyroid adenoma
Hurthle cell adenoma.
Clear cell adenoma.
functioning adenoma (Plummer's disease).
Follicular adenomapredstavlyaet a round, encapsulated, plotnoelastichesky node, usually movable. Tumor composed of large follicles filled w... Read more »
|The characteristic clinical sign of adenoma - detection of the thyroid gland of the node that has a rounded or oval shape, smooth surface and sharp edges. Sometimes there are multiple adenomas in one or both lobes of thyroid gland. Perhaps a combination of adenomas with goiter and cancer in the form of isolated nodes.
If an adenoma is rarely disturbed functional state of the gland. The exception is Plummer's disease, in which the symptoms of hyperthyroidism.... Read more »
|Diagnosis of thyroid adenoma:
Diagnosis is by ultrasound (U.S.) and cytological study. Biopsy material obtained by puncture site. With small adenomas puncture aspiration biopsy performed under ultrasound. With aspiration biopsy in 80% of the cases can be distinguished adenoma from cancer. Plummer adenoma on scintigrams has the form of limited hot (hyper-functioning) node.
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