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CASE REPORT

Thyroid Metastasis of Renal Cell Carcinoma

Bulent Citgez, Mehmet Uludag, Gurkan Yetkin, Esin Kabul Gurbulak, Banu Yılmaz Ozguven, Sinharib Citgez, Veli Yalcin

Citation Information : Citgez B, Uludag M, Yetkin G, Gurbulak EK, Ozguven BY, Citgez S, Yalcin V. Thyroid Metastasis of Renal Cell Carcinoma. World J Endoc Surg 2011; 3 (2):93-95.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10002-1066

Published Online: 01-08-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Metastases to the thyroid gland are rare. We report the case of a 50-year-old man with an isolated thyroid metastasis from renal cell carcinoma (RCC), 3 years after radical nephrectomy for the primary disease. Although uncommon, if a patient with a previous history of malignancy has a new thyroid mass, it should be considered metastatic tumor of recurrent malignancy until proved otherwise.


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