Figure 2.

a) H/E 20x: Solid, poorly differentiated areas with focal follicular differentiation and many signet ring-like cells; b) H/E 40x: In axillary metastasis, follicular growth pattern was associated to pseudopapillary structures; more abundant oxyphilic cytoplasm and strong nuclear pleomorphism were evident; c) Alcian blu 20x: Signet ring cells contained Alcian blu positive mucous secretion; d) H/E 40x; Signet ring-like cells.

Chiofalo et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:55   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-55
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