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Thyroid gland
Papillary carcinoma
Oncocytic variant

Reviewer: Shahidul Islam, M.D., Ph.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 12 June 2013, last major update March 2009
Copyright: (c) 2003-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

See also Warthin-like variant

General
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Epidemiology
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Clinical features
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Gross description
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Micro description
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Micro images
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Cells have prominent nuclear clearing
More subtle nuclear changes
Complex papillary architecture with thin papillae
Tumor lacks papillae, but has classic nuclear features
Cytology description
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Electron microscopy description
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Molecular / cytogenetics description
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Differential diagnosis
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End of Thyroid gland > Papillary carcinoma > Oncocytic variant


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