Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial
Print version ISSN 1676-2444
SILVA, Gustavo Soares Corrêa; CHAGAS, Sérgio Almeida Pinheiro; NUNES, Maurício Buzelin and PAULA, Rodrigo Assis de. Adenolipoma of the thyroid gland: a case report. J. Bras. Patol. Med. Lab. [online]. 2012, vol.48, n.3, pp. 217-220. ISSN 1676-2444. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1676-24442012000300010.
Adenolipomas of the thyroid gland are rare and benign neoplasms composed of mature adipose tissue and thyroid follicles, with histogenesis still unknown. It commonly affects adult female patients. We report a case of adenolipoma of the thyroid gland in a 65 year-old female patient and discuss its clinical and laboratorial aspects and differential diagnosis.
Keywords : Thyroid; Adenolipoma; Pathology.