Which histologic findings are characteristic of ectopic endocrine tissue in the mediastinum?

Updated: Feb 16, 2021
  • Author: Mary C Mancini, MD, PhD, MMM; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, MSc, DSc, AGAF  more...
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Answer

Thyroid and parathyroid tissue found in the mediastinum is histologically identical to that found in the neck. This is true for both benign and malignant lesions.


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