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Column 10. Carcinoma Showing Thymus-Like Differentiation/Intrathyroidal Epithelial Thymoma

  • Yasuhiro Ito
  • Hiroshi Kanma
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Abstract

Carcinoma showing thymus-like differentiation (CASTLE) is a rare malignant epithelial tumor originating from the thymic epithelium resting in the thyroid. It becomes an issue because of the need to histologically differentiate it from squamous cell carcinoma and anaplastic carcinoma, but it shows a comparatively good prognosis with a high rate of surgical curativity.

Keywords

Tumor Cell Squamous Cell Carcinoma Good Prognosis Spindle Cell Young Subject 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryKuma HospitalKobeJapan
  2. 2.Department of PathologyKyorin University School of MedicineTokyoJapan

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