Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Case reports | Microscopic (histologic) description | Positive stains | Negative stains | Differential diagnosis
Cite this page: Islam S. Insular carcinoma - Poorly differentiated carcinoma with rhabdoid features. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/thyroidinsularrhabdoidfeatures.html. Accessed December 10th, 2019.
Definition / general
- Uncommon (Am J Surg Pathol 2007;31:729)
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Prominent cytoplasm with eccentric eosinophilic inclusions, large vesicular nuclei with prominent nucleoli, necrosis and numerous mitotic figures
- Thyroglobulin (cells with inclusions)
- Cytoplasmic thyroglobulin inclusions: round, PAS positive