Diagnosing amyloid goitre with thyroid aspiration biopsy

Oezdemir B. H., Uyar P., Oezdemir F. N.

CYTOPATHOLOGY, vol.17, no.5, pp.262-266, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1365-2303.2006.00399.x
  • Journal Name: CYTOPATHOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.262-266
  • Keywords: amyloidosis, thyroid, aspiration biopsy, cytology, goitre, diagnosis, fat infiltration, CARCINOMA
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: The aim of the study was to evaluate the value of fine needle aspiration biopsy of the thyroid as a tool for diagnosing amyloid goitre and assess how amyloidosis affects thyroid tissue and thyroid function.