The expression of thyroid transcription factor-1 (TTF-1), commonly used as a marker of pulmonary and thyroid tumor, has been recently described in association with thymomas. Herein we report the clinicopathologic features of the first case of thymic carcinoma with nuclear expression of TTF-1, initially misdiagnosed as a lung tumor.

Thymic Carcinoma With Thyroid Transcription Factor-1 Expression: An Insidious Pitfall

Monaci N.;Comacchio G. M.;Verderi E.;Marulli G.;Schiavon M.;Fortarezza F.;Pezzuto F.;Calabrese F.;Rea F.
2019

Abstract

The expression of thyroid transcription factor-1 (TTF-1), commonly used as a marker of pulmonary and thyroid tumor, has been recently described in association with thymomas. Herein we report the clinicopathologic features of the first case of thymic carcinoma with nuclear expression of TTF-1, initially misdiagnosed as a lung tumor.
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