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The Endocrine System

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Orphan Annie eye nuclei appearance is characteristic of: (AIIMS Nov 2013)



A Papillary carcinoma thyroid

B Carcinoma pituitary

C Paraganglioma

D Meningioma

Ans. A Papillary carcinoma thyroid

The nuclei of papillary carcinoma cells contain finely dispersed chromatin, which imparts an optically clear or empty appearance, giving rise to the designation ground-glass or Orphan Annie eye nuclei.

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