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Exploring the molecular insights of concurrent composite mucoepidermoid carcinoma and papillary thyroid carcinoma

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Abbreviations

MEC:

mucoepidermoid carcinoma

PTC:

papillary thyroid cancer

SMECE:

sclerosing mucoepidermoid carcinoma with eosinophilia

FNA:

fine needle aspiration

FV:

follicular variant

VUS:

variant of unknown significance

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The study was supported by Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca, Italy (MIUR, investigator grant 2015 project code PRIN 2015HPMLFY to CD).

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Rosa, F., Marialuisa, S., Raffella, C. et al. Exploring the molecular insights of concurrent composite mucoepidermoid carcinoma and papillary thyroid carcinoma. Endocrine (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12020-020-02221-8

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