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Author Kachhara, R. ♦ Nair, S. ♦ Radhakrishnan, V. V. ♦ Pandey, M. ♦ Ahmed, M. I. ♦ Kumar, A. ♦ Bhattacharya, R. N.
Source Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology
Content type Text
Publisher Neurologia Medico-chirurgica
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Diseases
Subject Domain (in MeSH) Neoplasms ♦ Diseases
Subject Keyword Oncology
Abstract A SO-year-old woman presented with an extremely uncommon case of solitary metastasis from follicular carcinoma of the thyroid, which presented clinically as trigeminal neurinoma, Neuroimaging detected a tumor in the right petrous apex, which was removed surgically. Histological examination showed metastatic follicular carcinoma of the thyroid. However, no primary tumor was detected by various investigations. The tumor recurred twice, and was treated surgically both times. The patient finally agreed to adjuvant therapy for the suspected primary. Radiotherapy was performed followed by complete thyroidectomy, Examination of the gross specimen found the tumor nodule. Clinically significant metastasis can arise from histologically benign and silent follicular thyroid neoplasms.
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Educational Framework Medical Council of India (MCI)
Journal NEUROLOGIA MEDICO-CHIRURGICA
Volume Number 41
Issue Number 7
Page Count 4
Starting Page 360
Ending Page 363