The differences in the proliferative rate between adenomas and follicular carcinomas can be of help in differential diagnosis. The p53 manifestation and the loss of the Bcl-2 expression are correlated with the histological redifferentiation process. An intense manifestation of p21 RAS in papillary carcinoma is correlated with tumoural progression.
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