Indian Journal of Nuclear Medicine

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


Lekha M Nair1, KR Anila2, A Sreekumar1, VM Pradeep1 
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

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.


How to cite this article:
Nair LM, Anila K R, Sreekumar A, Pradeep V M. Renal metastasis from papillary carcinoma thyroid detected by whole body iodine scan: A case report and review of the literature.Indian J Nucl Med 2016;31:232-234


How to cite this URL:
Nair LM, Anila K R, Sreekumar A, Pradeep V M. Renal metastasis from papillary carcinoma thyroid detected by whole body iodine scan: A case report and review of the literature. Indian J Nucl Med [serial online] 2016 [cited 2020 Sep 24 ];31:232-234
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