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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 112-114

Metastatic squamous cell carcinoma thyroid from functionally cured cancer cervix


1 Department of Surgical Oncology, OMEGA Hospitals, A Unit of Hyderabad Institute of Oncology, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Department of Medical Oncology, OMEGA Hospitals, A Unit of Hyderabad Institute of Oncology, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
3 Department of Radiation Oncology, OMEGA Hospitals, A Unit of Hyderabad Institute of Oncology, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
4 Department of Pathology, OMEGA Hospitals, A Unit of Hyderabad Institute of Oncology, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
5 Department of Nuclear Medicine & PET/CT, OMEGA Hospitals, A Unit of Hyderabad Institute of Oncology, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Vatturi Venkata Satya Prabhakar Rao
Department of Nuclear Medicine & PET/CT, OMEGA Hospitals, MLA Colony, Road No. 12, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad - 500 034, Andhra Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-3919.118252

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The authors report a very unusual occurrence of a metastatic squamous carcinoma to thyroid gland from a treated squamous cell carcinoma cervix 12 years before with no recurrence at the primary site. The case also has an additional complexity of rapid progression of the metastatic thyroid carcinoma to wide spread dissemination to lungs and bones while on concurrent chemo radio therapy confirming the aggressiveness of the entity.


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