A Rare Case of Nodular Goiter Presenting as Follicular Variant of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma
M Gauthamraj1* and Sree Devi2
1Junior Resident, Dept of General surgery, SBMCH, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2Professor, Dept of General surgery, SBMCH, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding Author:M Gauthamraj, Junior Resident, Dept of General surgery, SBMCH, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Published: January 30, 2023
Papillary carcinoma thyroid has an aggressive form which is follicular variant . More commonly it presents with regional lymphadenopathy and extrathyroidal extension . A 24year old patient presented with chief complaints of swelling in front of the neck for the past 5 years, patient noticed the swelling in front of the neck, insidious in onset, gradually progressed to attain the current size.Not associated with any pain. FNAC showed papillary variant hence hemithyroidectomy was done which later proved to be FVPTC in HPE.