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Sandra Vazquez Salas, Katie Pedro, Amrita Balram, Sarah Syed, Kent Kotaka, Ana Kadivar, Benjamin O. Eke, Madison McFarland, Michelle Sung, Niranjan Behera, Benjamin G. Dubner, Zahra Maleki
Acta Cytologica (2022) 66 (5): 359–370.
Published Online: 29 August 2022
... articles that discuss the cytomorphology and differential diagnosis of entities that present as cystic lesions of the head and neck. In the anterior neck, both benign and malignant neoplasms can present, including papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC), thyroid adenomatoid nodule, parathyroid cysts...
Acta Cytologica (2022) 66 (1): 36–45.
Published Online: 09 November 2021
...Miguel Rufail; Xin Jing; Brian Smola; Amer Heider; Richard Cantley; Judy C. Pang; Madelyn Lew Background: Thyroid fine needle aspiration (T-FNA) is a mainstay in management of thyroid nodules. However, the preparation of T-FNA specimens varies across institutions. Prior studies have compared...
Acta Cytologica (2021) 65 (4): 330–334.
Published Online: 23 February 2021
... to the diagnosis of thyroid, salivary gland, and other head and neck fine-needle aspiration specimens. Current limitations and potential future applications in diagnosis are discussed along with the possibilities for therapeutic applications of computational methodology. Key Message: Particularly promising...
José Cândido Caldeira Xavier-Júnior, Felipe Abrantkoski Borges, Rodrigo José Pizzello Zogheib, Deolino João Camilo-Júnior
Acta Cytologica (2021) 65 (1): 22–26.
Published Online: 02 September 2020
...José Cândido Caldeira Xavier-Júnior; Felipe Abrantkoski Borges; Rodrigo José Pizzello Zogheib; Deolino João Camilo-Júnior Introduction: Thyroid isthmus is defined as the thin band connecting thyroid tissue between both lateral thyroid lobes. Recently, a possible association between thyroid nodules...
Acta Cytologica (2020) 64 (5): 498–506.
Published Online: 26 May 2020
...Dilaver Demirel; Evren Erkul; Suna Erkılıç; Gizem Narlı Issın; Ibrahim Ramzy Background: Primary synovial sarcoma (SS) of the thyroid (PSST) is extremely rare. Its differential diagnosis from other neoplasms is essential since it has different management protocols and prognosis. Case: A 26-year-old...
Sule Canberk, Diana Montezuma, Umit Ince, Ebru Tastekin, Paula Soares, Massimo Bongiovanni, Fernando C. Schmitt
Acta Cytologica (2020) 64 (4): 288–298.
Published Online: 21 October 2019
...Sule Canberk; Diana Montezuma; Umit Ince; Ebru Tastekin; Paula Soares; Massimo Bongiovanni; Fernando C. Schmitt Background: Thyroid cancer accounts for 1% of cancer cases in developed countries, in which papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is the most common type. There are multiple variants of PTC...
Eleni Thodou, Chrysanthi Sarantopoulou, Charalambia Psachoulia, Panagiota Ravazoula, Athanasia Armoni, Fernando C. Schmitt
Acta Cytologica (2020) 64 (4): 390–393.
Published Online: 09 October 2019
..., or approval of the products or services advertised or of their effectiveness, quality or safety. The publisher and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Thyroid...
Acta Cytologica (2020) 64 (1-2): 40–51.
Published Online: 04 April 2019
...Michiya Nishino; Jeffrey F. Krane Ancillary molecular testing has emerged as a promising way to refine the preoperative risk stratification of thyroid nodules with indeterminate fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy results. Commercially available molecular tests for thyroid FNAs include those...
Acta Cytologica (2018) 62 (5-6): 443–449.
Published Online: 13 July 2018
...Céline Melis; Florence Ballaux; Claire Bourgain Background: The most frequent metastases to the thyroid originate in the kidney, lung or breast. Colorectal adenocarcinoma represents less than 4% of metastases to the thyroid gland. Solitary metastases of colorectal cancer with no other manifestation...
Acta Cytologica (2018) 62 (4): 265–272.
Published Online: 01 June 2018
...Cristina Díaz del Arco; M. Jesús Fernández Aceñero Objectives: To assess the cytological findings of noninvasive follicular thyroid neoplasms with papillary-like nuclear features (NIFTP), conventional papillary thyroid carcinomas (C-PTC), and invasive follicular variants of papillary thyroid...
Acta Cytologica (2018) 62 (3): 193–203.
Published Online: 03 May 2018
... of clinicopathological findings and clinical management in these cases. Study Design: We included 359 thyroid fine-needle aspiration cytology cases in our study. We reviewed the clinical and cytological features of surgical cases and correlated them with histological diagnosis. We also reviewed the literature...
Ayana Suzuki, Mitsuyoshi Hirokawa, Aki Ito, Nami Takada, Miyoko Higuchi, Toshitetsu Hayashi, Seiji Kuma, Akira Miyauchi
Acta Cytologica (2018) 62 (2): 93–98.
Published Online: 29 March 2018
...Ayana Suzuki; Mitsuyoshi Hirokawa; Aki Ito; Nami Takada; Miyoko Higuchi; Toshitetsu Hayashi; Seiji Kuma; Akira Miyauchi Objective: To identify cytological differences between mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma (MALT-L) and nonneoplastic lymphocytes using thyroid liquid-based cytology (LBC...
Acta Cytologica (2018) 62 (1): 12–18.
Published Online: 04 November 2017
...Andrew A. Renshaw; Edwin W. Gould Introduction: False-negative thyroid fine-needle aspirates (FNA) are not well characterized. Methods: We correlated the results of all thyroid aspirations from 1997 to 2016 with histologic follow-up. Results: There were 13,733 aspirates, 2,112 (15.3%) resections...
Acta Cytologica (2017) 61 (3): 237–241.
Published Online: 11 May 2017
...Sadegh Shirian; Maryam Maghbool; Azita Aledavood; Shahrzad Negahban; Bijan Khademi; Yahya Daneshbod Background: Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) of the larynx and trachea is very rare. Case: A 45-year-old man with ACC of the larynx presenting as a thyroid mass is reported in this study. Physical...
Swati Mahajan, Radhika Srinivasan, Arvind Rajwanshi, Bishan Radotra, Naresh Panda, Pranab Dey, Nalini Gupta, Raje Nijhawan
Acta Cytologica (2017) 61 (2): 103–110.
Published Online: 14 April 2017
... neoplasm), and category 5 (suspicious for malignancy) of The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology (TBSRTC), the risk of malignancy (ROM) and the risk of neoplasia (RON) in these categories. Study Design: A retrospective 6-year audit of 4,532 thyroid fine-needle aspirations (FNA) reported...
Acta Cytologica (2017) 61 (2): 117–124.
Published Online: 04 March 2017
... that subsequently underwent thyroidectomy from 1995 to 2016. Results: There were 5 patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) and 4 with follicular adenoma (FA). Of the 5 patients with PTC, FNA was interpreted as PTC in 3, atypia of undetermined significance (AUS) in 1, and adenomatoid nodule (AN) in 1...
Acta Cytologica (2017) 61 (3): 179–186.
Published Online: 01 March 2017
...Suvi I. Hovi; Ivana Kholová Objective: Fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) can cause reactive histopathological changes, commonly including haemorrhage and granulation tissue. The literature describing vascular proliferation after FNAB is sparse. We aimed to describe neovascularisation in thyroid...
Acta Cytologica (2016) 60 (5): 421–428.
Published Online: 17 September 2016
...Jennifer A. Collins; Bo Ping; Justin A. Bishop; Syed Z. Ali Background: CASTLE (carcinoma showing thymus-like differentiation) is a rare tumor (accounting for less than 0.15% of thyroid neoplasms) with most of the reported cases from Asia. Although this tumor is rare, distinguishing it from more...
Acta Cytologica (2016) 60 (4): 315–325.
Published Online: 19 August 2016
... be used in conjunction with FNA in the evaluation of lymphoproliferative processes. Study Design: We performed a review of the published literature concerning FC applied to the detection of salivary glands and thyroid lymphoproliferative processes, which are frequently related to autoimmune diseases...
Franz G. Wuertz, Ewald Kresnik, Philipp Malle, Martin Hyden, Peter Lind, Hermann Rogatsch, Hans J. Gallowitsch
Acta Cytologica (2016) 60 (2): 118–130.
Published Online: 28 May 2016
...-needle aspiration of thyroid and parathyroid nodules. Study Design: Eighty-two ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration specimens with the sonographic aspect of a thyroid (n = 33) or a possible parathyroid nodule (n = 49) were studied. Immunohistochemistry (IHC) was used on cell blocks containing plasma...