Hospices civils de Lyon (HCL) and Lyon I university is one of the main place in France for thyroid pathology, including all the experts in thyroid field : endocrinology, endocrine surgery, oncology, and thyroid pathology. Thyroid pathology is one of the major specialties of Lyon since more than 40 years. More than 2000 thyroid cytologies and 800 thyroid surgical specimens are analyzed in the pathology department of Lyon Sud Hospital every year.
The pathology laboratory is very modern, including a molecular department, with all technics: HE staining, cytology, immunohistochemistry, FISH, RT-PCR, NGS, sequencing and Nanostring.
Myriam Decaussin-Petrucci is one of the french Leader in thyroid pathology. She is in charge of all the endocrine pathology in the department of pathology of Lyon sud hospital, and also the leading pathologist for all difficult cases of Thyroid in Rhone-Alpes Auvergne region. She is also one of the national referent in thyroid pathology. She is author or coauthor of more than 80 references in PubMed.