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View in Spanish: Neoplasma de células de Hurthle

Hurthle cell neoplasm (HEERT-lehNEE-oh-PLA-zum)
An uncommon type of thyroid tumor that can be benign or malignant.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.