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Encapsulated angioinvasive follicular thyroid carcinoma

What is encapsulated angioinvasive follicular thyroid carcinoma? Encapsulated angioinvasive follicular thyroid carcinoma is a type of thyroid cancer. The tumour is called “encapsulated” because it is separated from the normal thyroid gland by a thin band of tissue called a tumour capsule. “Angioinvasive” means that cancer cells were found inside at least one blood vessel …
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Papillary thyroid carcinoma

What is papillary thyroid carcinoma? Papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is the most common type of thyroid cancer in adults. PTC develops from specialized follicular cells normally found in the thyroid gland. How is the diagnosis of papillary thyroid carcinoma made? The first diagnosis of PTC is usually made after a procedure called a fine-needle aspiration …
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