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CASE REPORT
Secondary thyroid malignancy from metastatic colon lymphoma

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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