8340/3 Papillary carcinoma, follicular variant


Synonyms

Papillary adenocarcinoma, follicular variant
Papillary and follicular adenocarcinoma
Papillary and follicular carcinoma

Definitions

Thyroid gland
ICD-O-3 topography code: C73
ICD10: C73
           

A morphologic variant of papillary carcinoma of the thyroid gland characterized by the absence of papillary structures, and the presence of follicular structures. The malignant follicular cells display the nuclear characteristics that characterize the papillary adenocarcinomas of the thyroid gland.