Lindsay tumor: An unusual entity
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Solid, encapsulated, follicular variant of papillary carcinoma of thyroid is termed as Lindsay tumor. Follicular carcinoma carries a worse prognosis than papillary thyroid carcinoma with higher incidence of hematogenous metastasis. Lindsay tumor being encapsulated follows an indolent course and has a better outcome. We present a rare case of Lindsay tumor in a 30 years adult male.He came with chief complaints of hoarseness of voice due to thyroid enlargement since 6 months. On examination, thyroid appeared nodular. No lymphadenopathy was noted. Thyroid function tests were within normal limits. Ultrasound examination showed a hyperechoic solid mass suggesting a neoplasm. A subtotal thyroidectomy was performed. Gross examination showed nodular thyroid measuring 5 cm × 4 cm × 3.5 cm. Cut section showed an encapsulated tumor measuring 3 cm in diameter with focal gray-white and brownish areas. Histological examination showed an encapsulated tumor composed of microfollicular and papillary pattern with numerous psammoma bodies....

http://www.asjo.in/article.asp?issn=2454-6798;year=2016;volume=2;issue=1;spage=43;epage=45;aulast=Momin
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