Title: Histopathological and Cytological features of Warthin like variant of Papillary Carcinoma: A Rare case report
Authors: Dr Sheela KM, Dr Ashida M Krishnan, Dr Abinaya.L
Papillary thyroid carcinoma is the most common cancer in thyroid malignancy. Warthin like variant is unusually rare variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma. We report a case of 35 year old female presented with swelling infront of neck for 6 months, with no pressure symptoms, patient is euthyroid. USG revealed suspicious nodules in isthmus FNAC was done and a diagnosis of papillary carcinoma thyroid was given, patient underwent thyroidectomy, HPR revealed Warthin like variant of papillary carcinoma thyroid and itis extending into perithyroidal fatty tissue and skeletal muscle with lymph node metastasis. Here we document cytomorphology and histopathology of this uncommon variant reported in our institution.
Keywords: Warthin like variant of papillary carcinoma, FNAC.