Hurthle cell carcinoma
Hurthle cell carcinoma --> hurthle cell tumour
a neoplasm of the thyroid gland composed of polyhedral acidophilic cells, thought by some to be oncocytes; it may be benign or malignant, the behaviour of the latter depending on the general microscopic pattern, whether follicular, papillary, or undifferentiated.
See: hurthle cell adenoma.
Synonym: hurthle cell carcinoma.