Solid Cell Nests and Cyst Heterogeneity in Thyroglosal Duct Cysts

Solid Cell Nests and Cyst Heterogeneity in Thyroglosal Duct Cysts Head and Neck Pathol (2017) 11:416–418 DOI 10.1007/s12105-017-0806-1 LETTER TO THE EDITOR 1,2,3 1 Adriana Handra‑Luca  · Ibtissem Radhouani   Received: 27 December 2016 / Accepted: 1 March 2017 / Published online: 27 March 2017 © Springer Science+Business Media New York 2017 To the Editor, cutaneous lesions, all lined by a squamous-type epithelium, remains difficult to precise. Solid cell nests (SCN) have been recently reported in the We would also like to point out another feature we have thyroid tissue surrounding thyroglosal duct (TGD) [1]. We observed, that of HBME1 expression in the TGD-cysts, in had the occasion to study a TGD cyst showing SCNs in the both the ciliated respiratory-type epithelium and the mature surrounding thyroid tissue in a woman (39 years) present- and/or immature, squamous epithelium. While in the res- ing with a 1.5 cm midline neck cyst. Besides the TGD-cyst piratory type epithelium, CK5/6, along with P63, was which was multilocular consisting in milimetric and centi- expressed only in basal cells, lacking in the cubocylindric metric cysts (lined by squamous, glandular non-ciliated and ciliated cells, in the squamous-type lined cysts, CK5/6 and ciliated-type epithelia), atrophic thyroid follicular remnants P63 were expressed in both basal and suprabasal spindle- were seen Head and Neck Pathology Springer Journals

Solid Cell Nests and Cyst Heterogeneity in Thyroglosal Duct Cysts

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