A rare case of Warthin-like papillary thyroid carcinoma associated to Graves’ disease


A rare case of Warthin-like papillary thyroid carcinoma associated to Graves’ disease


Olfa Adounia, Imen Zawatia , Sabrine Boukhrisb, Ilhem Bettaieba, Fatma Tekaria, Aida Gouchaa, riadh charguib, Amor Gamoudia, Khaled Rahalb

aDepartement of Immuno-Histo-Cytology, Salah Azaiez Institute, Tunis, Tunisia.
bDepartment of surgical oncology, Salah Azaiez Institute, Tunis, Tunisia.


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Warthin-like variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma (WLV-PTC) is a recently described rare variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma with favorable prognosis. We present a rare case of WLV-PTC in a 29-year-old female patient with graves’ disease along with emphasis on the difficulty of positive diagnosis both clinically and histologically since the association of thyroid nodules with Graves’ disease is not common and this variant of thyroid cancer is frequently misdiagnosed with other subtypes.


Keywords: graves’disease, thyroid cancer, warthin-like variant.


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Olfa Adouni, Imen Zawati , Sabrine Boukhris, Ilhem Bettaieb, Fatma Tekari, Aida Goucha, riadh chargui, Amor Gamoudi, Khaled Rahal. A rare case of Warthin-like papillary thyroid carcinoma associated to Graves’ disease . International Journal of Case Reports, 2020 4:112. DOI: 10.28933/ijcr-2019-09-1407


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