FVPTC

Infiltrative follicular variant papillary thyroid carcinoma

What is infiltrative follicular variant papillary thyroid carcinoma? Infiltrative follicular variant papillary thyroid carcinoma (FVPTC) is a type of thyroid cancer. This type of cancer is more common in adults although it can be seen in children. It is called ‘infiltrative’ because when examined under the microscope, the tumour cells are seen spreading (infiltrating) widely …
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Minimally invasive encapsulated follicular variant papillary thyroid carcinoma

What is minimally invasive encapsulated follicular variant papillary thyroid carcinoma? Minimally invasive encapsulated follicular variant papillary thyroid carcinoma (FVPTC) is a type of thyroid cancer. This type of cancer is more common in adults although it can be seen in children. Why is the tumour called minimally invasive? In minimally invasive encapsulated FVPTC, the tumour …
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