MCID: FLL031
MIFTS: 39

Follicular Adenoma

Categories: Cancer diseases, Endocrine diseases

Aliases & Classifications for Follicular Adenoma

MalaCards integrated aliases for Follicular Adenoma:

Name: Follicular Adenoma 12 15 71
Follicular Adenoma of the Thyroid Gland 12
Thyroid Gland Follicular Adenoma 71
Thyroid Follicular Adenoma 12
Follicular Thyroid Adenoma 17
Adenoma Follicular 54

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Disease Ontology 12 DOID:6204
MeSH 43 D000236
SNOMED-CT 67 55021007
UMLS 71 C0151468 C0205647

Summaries for Follicular Adenoma

MalaCards based summary : Follicular Adenoma, also known as follicular adenoma of the thyroid gland, is related to atypical follicular adenoma and adenoma. An important gene associated with Follicular Adenoma is LGALS3 (Galectin 3), and among its related pathways/superpathways are Endometrial cancer and Pathways in cancer. Affiliated tissues include thyroid, lung and thymus, and related phenotypes are growth/size/body region and cellular

Related Diseases for Follicular Adenoma

Diseases related to Follicular Adenoma via text searches within MalaCards or GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

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# Related Disease Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 atypical follicular adenoma 34.5 TG RET PAX8
2 adenoma 31.8 TSHR RET LGALS3 BRAF
3 colloid adenoma 30.8 TG LGALS3
4 thyroid gland papillary carcinoma 30.8 TG RET PAX8 NKX2-1 LGALS3 KRT19
5 alpha/beta t-cell lymphopenia with gamma/delta t-cell expansion, severe cytomegalovirus infection, and autoimmunity 30.7 TSHR TPO TG
6 fetal adenoma 30.7 TG CALCA
7 parathyroid adenoma 30.6 RET LGALS3 CDKN1B CALCA
8 thyroid tumor 30.4 TPO TG RET PTEN LGALS3 BRAF
9 nontoxic goiter 30.4 TSHR TPO TG CALCA
10 paraganglioma 30.4 TG RET CALCA
11 multiple endocrine neoplasia 30.3 RET CDKN1B CALCA
12 thyroid carcinoma 30.3 TSHR TPO TG RET PTEN NKX2-1
13 small cell carcinoma 30.2 PTEN NKX2-1 KRT19 CALCA
14 neuroendocrine tumor 30.2 RET NKX2-1 KRT19 CALCA
15 primary hyperparathyroidism 30.2 RET CDKN1B CALCA
16 colon adenocarcinoma 30.2 S100A4 PTEN LGALS3 DPP4
17 hyperparathyroidism 30.2 RET CDKN1B CALCA
18 thyroiditis 30.1 TSHR TPO TG RET NKX2-1 CALCA
19 hyperthyroidism 30.1 TSHR TPO TG CALCA
20 graves' disease 30.0 TSHR TPO TG PAX8
21 thyroid gland follicular carcinoma 30.0 TSHR TG RET PTEN PAX8 NKX2-1
22 thyroid cancer, nonmedullary, 2 29.9 TSHR TG TFF3 PTEN PAX8 LGALS3
23 goiter 29.8 TSHR TPO TG SLC26A4 RET PAX8
24 multinodular goiter 29.7 TSHR TPO TG SLC26A4 PAX8 NKX2-1
25 nodular goiter 29.7 TSHR TPO TG RET LGALS3 KRT19
26 thyroid gland anaplastic carcinoma 29.5 TPO TG RET PTEN PAX8 NKX2-1
27 adenocarcinoma 29.5 RET PTEN NKX2-1 MET CDKN1B BRAF
28 papillary carcinoma 29.5 TSHR TPO TG RET PAX8 NKX2-1
29 hypothyroidism 29.3 TSHR TPO TG SLC26A4 RET PAX8
30 lung cancer susceptibility 3 29.1 S100A4 RET PTEN NKX2-1 MET KRT19
31 thyroid gland disease 29.0 TSHR TPO TG SLC26A4 RET PTEN
32 renal cell carcinoma, nonpapillary 29.0 RET PTEN PAX8 NKX2-1 MET KRT19
33 differentiated thyroid carcinoma 29.0 TSHR TPO TG RET PAX8 NKX2-1
34 thyroid gland cancer 27.7 TSHR TPO TG SLC26A4 SERPINB5 S100A4
35 thyroid cancer, nonmedullary, 4 11.5
36 oncocytoma 11.3
37 multicentric papillary thyroid carcinoma 10.6 TG RET
38 thyroid gland mucoepidermoid carcinoma 10.6 TG CALCA
39 mechanical strabismus 10.6 TPO TG
40 thyroid sarcoma 10.6 TG CALCA
41 spindle epithelial tumor with thymus-like differentiation tumor 10.6 TG CALCA
42 familial thyroid dyshormonogenesis 10.6 TPO TG
43 squamous cell bile duct carcinoma 10.6 KRT19 DPP4
44 laryngeal neuroendocrine tumor 10.6 RET CALCA
45 multiple mucosal neuroma 10.5 RET CALCA
46 transient congenital hypothyroidism 10.5 TSHR TPO
47 skin lipoma 10.5 RET PTEN
48 goiter, multinodular 1, with or without sertoli-leydig cell tumors 10.5 TPO TG
49 cervix endometriosis 10.5 MCM7 MCM2
50 acute thyroiditis 10.5 TPO TG CALCA

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Diseases related to Follicular Adenoma

Symptoms & Phenotypes for Follicular Adenoma

MGI Mouse Phenotypes related to Follicular Adenoma:

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# Description MGI Source Accession Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 growth/size/body region MP:0005378 10.46 BRAF CDKN1B DPP4 KRT19 LGALS3 MCM2
2 cellular MP:0005384 10.44 BRAF CDKN1B KRT19 LGALS3 MCM2 MCM7
3 behavior/neurological MP:0005386 10.41 BRAF CDKN1B LGALS3 MCM2 MET NKX2-1
4 endocrine/exocrine gland MP:0005379 10.41 BRAF CDKN1B DPP4 KRT19 MCM2 MET
5 homeostasis/metabolism MP:0005376 10.37 BRAF CDKN1B DPP4 LGALS3 MET NKX2-1
6 digestive/alimentary MP:0005381 10.36 BRAF CDKN1B KRT19 LGALS3 MCM2 MET
7 immune system MP:0005387 10.36 BRAF CDKN1B KRT19 LGALS3 MCM2 MET
8 mortality/aging MP:0010768 10.35 BRAF CDKN1B KRT19 LGALS3 MCM2 MCM7
9 hematopoietic system MP:0005397 10.31 BRAF CDKN1B LGALS3 MCM2 MCM7 PTEN
10 nervous system MP:0003631 10.25 BRAF CDKN1B KRT19 LGALS3 MCM2 MET
11 embryo MP:0005380 10.23 BRAF CDKN1B KRT19 MCM2 MET PAX8
12 neoplasm MP:0002006 10.2 BRAF CDKN1B KRT19 LGALS3 MCM2 MET
13 adipose tissue MP:0005375 10.15 BRAF CDKN1B LGALS3 MCM2 PTEN SERPINB5
14 limbs/digits/tail MP:0005371 10.1 BRAF MET PAX8 PTEN RET TG
15 normal MP:0002873 10.07 BRAF KRT19 MCM2 MET NKX2-1 PAX8
16 hearing/vestibular/ear MP:0005377 10.02 BRAF CDKN1B PAX8 SLC26A4 TPO TSHR
17 no phenotypic analysis MP:0003012 9.95 CDKN1B KRT19 MET NKX2-1 PAX8 RET
18 renal/urinary system MP:0005367 9.86 BRAF CDKN1B LGALS3 MET PAX8 PTEN
19 reproductive system MP:0005389 9.85 BRAF CDKN1B KRT19 LGALS3 NKX2-1 PAX8
20 pigmentation MP:0001186 9.72 BRAF CDKN1B MCM2 PTEN SLC26A4
21 respiratory system MP:0005388 9.61 BRAF CDKN1B KRT19 LGALS3 MCM2 MET
22 skeleton MP:0005390 9.36 BRAF CDKN1B KRT19 LGALS3 NKX2-1 PAX8

Drugs & Therapeutics for Follicular Adenoma

Interventional clinical trials:


# Name Status NCT ID Phase Drugs
1 Clinical Diagnostic Evaluation of Thyroid Nodules Not yet recruiting NCT03884140

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Genetic Tests for Follicular Adenoma

Anatomical Context for Follicular Adenoma

MalaCards organs/tissues related to Follicular Adenoma:

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Thyroid, Lung, Thymus, Breast, Bone, Colon, Testis

Publications for Follicular Adenoma

Articles related to Follicular Adenoma:

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# Title Authors PMID Year
1
Impact of proto-oncogene mutation detection in cytological specimens from thyroid nodules improves the diagnostic accuracy of cytology. 54 61
20130073 2010
2
BRAF mutation in solid cell nest hyperplasia associated with papillary thyroid carcinoma. A precursor lesion? 54 61
19269016 2009
3
Trefoil factor 3 immunohistochemical characterization of follicular thyroid lesions from tissue microarray. 54 61
19528408 2009
4
Immunohistochemical analysis of nm23 protein expression in thyroid papillary carcinoma and follicular neoplasm. 54 61
18996649 2009
5
Differential expression of CK 19 in follicular adenoma, well-differentiated tumour of uncertain malignant potential (WDT-UMP) and follicular variant of papillary carcinoma. 54 61
19213370 2009
6
TFF3-based candidate gene discrimination of benign and malignant thyroid tumors in a region with borderline iodine deficiency. 54 61
18198227 2008
7
Galectin-3 and CD44v6 positivity by RT-PCR method in fine needle aspirates of benign thyroid lesions. 54 61
17397496 2007
8
Diagnostic usefulness of HBME1, galectin-3, CK19, and CITED1 and evaluation of their expression in encapsulated lesions with questionable features of papillary thyroid carcinoma. 54 61
17050067 2006
9
Differential expression of the components of the plasminogen activating system in human thyroid tumour derived cell lines and papillary carcinomas. 54 61
16928445 2006
10
Cell proliferation marker MCM2, but not Ki67, is helpful for distinguishing between minimally invasive follicular carcinoma and follicular adenoma of the thyroid. 54 61
16722928 2006
11
The efficacy of the thyroid peroxidase marker for distinguishing follicular thyroid carcinoma from follicular adenoma. 54 61
16614712 2006
12
Immunohistochemical separation of follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma from follicular adenoma. 54 61
17308358 2006
13
RET and p53 expression in thyroid follicular adenoma: a study of 52 cases with 14 years follow-up. 54 61
17191391 2005
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Decreased type 1 iodothyronine deiodinase expression might be an early and discrete event in thyroid cell dedifferentation towards papillary carcinoma. 54 61
15943828 2005
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Type and prevalence of BRAF mutations are closely associated with papillary thyroid carcinoma histotype and patients' age but not with tumour aggressiveness. 54 61
15902486 2005
16
Benign Hürthle cell adenoma with papillary architecture: a benign lesion mimicking oncocytic papillary carcinoma. 54 61
15735853 2005
17
Immunostaining of galectin-3 and CD44v6 using fine-needle aspiration for distinguishing follicular carcinoma from adenoma. 54 61
15540177 2004
18
Galectin-3 does not reliably distinguish benign from malignant thyroid neoplasms. 54 61
15500653 2004
19
Increased expression of focal adhesion kinase in thyroid cancer: immunohistochemical study. 54 61
15483349 2004
20
High-throughput differential screening of mRNAs by serial analysis of gene expression: decreased expression of trefoil factor 3 mRNA in thyroid follicular carcinomas. 54 61
15083192 2004
21
Immunohistochemical localisation of RET and p53 mutant protein of thyroid lesions in a North-Eastern Malaysian population and its prognostic implications. 54 61
15203751 2004
22
Diagnostic applicability of dipeptidyl aminopeptidase IV activity in cytological samples for differentiating follicular thyroid carcinoma from follicular adenoma. 54 61
14718282 2004
23
S100A4 expression is an early event of papillary carcinoma of the thyroid. 54 61
15713996 2004
24
Cytokeratin subtypes in thyroid tumours: immunohistochemical study with emphasis on the follicular variant of papillary carcinoma. 54 61
14974863 2003
25
High prevalence of BRAF gene mutation in papillary thyroid carcinomas and thyroid tumor cell lines. 54 61
12907632 2003
26
Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma expression in follicular-patterned thyroid lesions. Caveats for the use of immunohistochemical studies. 54 61
12931546 2003
27
BRAF mutations and RET/PTC rearrangements are alternative events in the etiopathogenesis of PTC. 54 61
12881714 2003
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Expression of RET in follicular cell-derived tumors of the thyroid gland: prevalence and implication of morphological type. 54 61
12608895 2003
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Usefulness of galectin-3 immunohistochemistry in differential diagnosis between thyroid follicular carcinoma and follicular adenoma. 54 61
14575419 2003
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Galectin-3 messenger ribonucleic acid and protein are expressed in benign thyroid tumors. 54 61
12364477 2002
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Galectin-3 is not an universal marker of malignancy in thyroid nodular disease in children and adolescents. 54 61
12213909 2002
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Characterization and semiquantitative analyses of pendrin expressed in normal and tumoral human thyroid tissues. 54 61
11932304 2002
33
uPA receptor expression in benign and malignant thyroid tumors. 54 61
12017319 2002
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Diagnostic utility of cytokeratin 19 expression in multinodular goiter with papillary areas and papillary carcinoma of thyroid. 54 61
12446919 2002
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Cytokeratin 19 immunoreactivity in the diagnosis of papillary thyroid carcinoma: a note of caution. 54 61
11710686 2001
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Galectin-3 as a presurgical immunocytodiagnostic marker of minimally invasive follicular thyroid carcinoma. 54 61
11701669 2001
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Follicular adenoma with papillary architecture: a lesion mimicking papillary thyroid carcinoma. 54 61
11454041 2001
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Ret oncogene protein expression in papillary thyroid carcinoma and related lesions. 54 61
11504372 2001
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Clinical significance of E-cadherin expression in thyroid neoplasms. 54 61
11276021 2001
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Differential reactivity for galectin-3 in Hürthle cell adenomas and carcinomas. 54 61
11740048 2001
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Fine-needle aspiration biopsy of papillary thyroid carcinoma: diagnostic utility of cytokeratin 19 immunostaining. 54 61
11038428 2000
42
Expression of the cadherin-catenin complex in well-differentiated human thyroid neoplastic tissue. 54 61
10595458 1999
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Role of serum thyroglobulin in the pre-operative evaluation of follicular thyroid tumours. 54 61
9870733 1998
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The role of cell cycle regulatory proteins, cyclin D1, cyclin E, and p27 in thyroid carcinogenesis. 54 61
9824112 1998
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c-Met expression of thyroid tissue with special reference to papillary carcinoma. 54 61
9788259 1998
46
Ret oncogene activation in papillary thyroid carcinoma: prevalence and implication on the histological parameters. 54 61
9635675 1998
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Expression of splice variants of CD44 in thyroid neoplasms derived from follicular cells. 54 61
9589486 1998
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Integrins in thyroid tissue: upregulation of alpha2beta1 in anaplastic thyroid carcinoma. 54 61
9461325 1998
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Thyroid paraganglioma: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of three cases. 54 61
9236830 1997
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G protein and thyrotropin receptor mutations in thyroid neoplasia. 54 61
9024242 1997

Variations for Follicular Adenoma

Expression for Follicular Adenoma

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Pathways for Follicular Adenoma

GO Terms for Follicular Adenoma

Cellular components related to Follicular Adenoma according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

# Name GO ID Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 extracellular region GO:0005576 9.28 TG TFF3 SERPINB5 S100A4 PTEN MET
2 MCM complex GO:0042555 8.96 MCM7 MCM2

Biological processes related to Follicular Adenoma according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

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# Name GO ID Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 G1/S transition of mitotic cell cycle GO:0000082 9.65 MCM7 MCM2 CDKN1B
2 DNA unwinding involved in DNA replication GO:0006268 9.49 MCM7 MCM2
3 hormone biosynthetic process GO:0042446 9.46 TPO TG
4 double-strand break repair via break-induced replication GO:0000727 9.43 MCM7 MCM2
5 cellular response to nerve growth factor stimulus GO:1990090 9.43 PTEN CALCA BRAF
6 regulation of axon regeneration GO:0048679 9.4 PTEN BRAF
7 pre-replicative complex assembly involved in nuclear cell cycle DNA replication GO:0006267 9.37 MCM7 MCM2
8 endothelial cell migration GO:0043542 9.33 PTEN DPP4 CALCA
9 iodide transport GO:0015705 9.32 TG SLC26A4
10 thyroid-stimulating hormone signaling pathway GO:0038194 8.96 TSHR PAX8
11 thyroid gland development GO:0030878 8.92 TG PAX8 NKX2-1 BRAF

Molecular functions related to Follicular Adenoma according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

# Name GO ID Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 protein binding GO:0005515 10.25 TSHR TFF3 SERPINB5 S100A4 RET PTEN
2 protein-containing complex binding GO:0044877 9.56 TSHR KRT19 CDKN1B CALCA
3 nucleotide binding GO:0000166 9.35 RET MET MCM7 MCM2 BRAF
4 protein phosphatase binding GO:0019903 9.33 MET LGALS3 CDKN1B
5 thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor activity GO:0004996 8.62 TSHR PAX8

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