TITLE

Metastasis from renal cell carcinoma to the thyroid 12 years after nephrectomy

AUTHOR(S)
Chin, Christopher J.; Franklin, Jason H.; Moussa, Madeleine; Chin, Joseph L.
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/6/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 12, p1398
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of an 80-year-old woman who presented with a thyroid nodule in her neck. It says that the woman has been diagnosed with renal cell carcinoma 12 years earlier and was treated with radical nephrectomy and lymph node dissection. It states that the thyroid nodule were positive for CD10 and renal cell carcinoma antibody. The article discusses the occurrence of metastases years after surgical intervention.
ACCESSION #
65960860

 

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