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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 232-234

Renal metastasis from papillary carcinoma thyroid detected by whole body iodine scan: A case report and review of the literature


1 Department of Nuclear Medicine, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
2 Department of Pathology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Lekha M Nair
Sreeparvathy, Ulloor Gardens, UG-98, Medical College, P.O, Trivandrum, Kerala
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0972-3919.183618

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Papillary carcinoma is the most common thyroid malignancy. Usual sites of metastasis include lungs and bone, but renal metastasis is very rare. Here we present a case of a follicular variant of papillary carcinoma with renal and lung metastasis at presentation.


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