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CASE REPORT
Secondary thyroid malignancy from metastatic colon lymphoma
  1. Cristian Marco-Alacid1,2,
  2. Mario López-Merseguer1,2 and
  3. Carlos Sánchez-Juan1,2
  1. 1 Unidad de Endocrinología y Nutrición, Consorci Hospital General Universitari de València, Valencia, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain
  2. 2 Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, Comunitad Valenciana, Spain
  1. Correspondence to Dr Cristian Marco-Alacid, marco_criala{at}gva.es

Abstract

Primary thyroid malignancy is more frequent than secondary. This case report describes a colon lymphoma with unique thyroid metastasis. When a thyroid lesion appears in an extension study such as Positron emission tomography–computed tomography marked with 18F-2-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose, it is recommended to perform an ultrasound. The correct study with ultrasound and cytology obtained through fine needle aspiration on thyroid lesion allowed to refine the diagnosis and provide the correct treatment.

  • endocrinology
  • thyroid disease
  • haematology (incl blood transfusion)
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  • Contributors CM-A and ML-M have contributed intellectually to the conception and design, and drafting the article. CS-J has contributed intellectually to the conception, design and final approval of the version published.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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