Cite this page: Roychowdhury, M. Spread from other tumors. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/parathyroidspread.html. Accessed July 21st, 2018.
Definition / general
- Papillary thyroid carcinoma: parathyroid gland involvement found in 2%; either
- Direct invasion with infiltrative pattern
- Direct invasion with expansile growth pattern and formation of pseudocapsule
- Metastases (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2002;126:1511)
- Usually > 1 cm; 30% are 1 cm or less