Spontaneous regression of primary thyroid lymphoma: two rarities at the same time
Spontaneous Regression of Primary Thyroid Lymphoma: Two Rarities at the Same Time

Francisco IllÁn-gambÍn, Pablo Manresa-manresa, Estefanía RodrÍguez-aleo, Ignacio Aranda-lÓpez
2018 Türk Patoloji Dergisi  
Primary thyroid lymphomas are pretty uncommon, and constitute about 5% of the neoplasms of this organ. Spontaneous tumor regression is defined as the total or partial disappearance of a tumor as proven by microscope without treatment or under inadequate treatment. It is estimated to happen in one out of 60,000-100,000 cases. We present a case of primary thyroid lymphoma with spontaneous regression after diagnostic puncture and corroborated with hemithyroidectomy at four months. The patient died
more » ... s. The patient died after twenty-six months of follow-up because of endocarditis and there was no relapse at any time.
doi:10.5146/tjpath.2018.01445 pmid:30632122 fatcat:63hzspvtbbc33ljzq3t2lg4a5q