Hurthle cell adenoma

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Hurthle cell adenoma

(Science: tumour) An uncommon type of thyroid tumour characterised by abundant eosinophilic cytoplasm containing numerous mitochondria. Often malignant with widespread metastases; rarely takes up radioiodine.

See: hurthle cell tumour.

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