Metastatic squamous cell carcinoma thyroid from functionally cured cancer cervix.

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Summary of "Metastatic squamous cell carcinoma thyroid from functionally cured cancer cervix."

The authors report a very unusual occurrence of a metastatic squamous carcinoma to thyroid gland from a treated squamous cell carcinoma cervix 12 years before with no recurrence at the primary site. The case also has an additional complexity of rapid progression of the metastatic thyroid carcinoma to wide spread dissemination to lungs and bones while on concurrent chemo radio therapy confirming the aggressiveness of the entity.

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Department of Surgical Oncology, OMEGA Hospitals, A Unit of Hyderabad Institute of Oncology, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Name: Indian journal of nuclear medicine : IJNM : the official journal of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, India
ISSN: 0972-3919
Pages: 112-4

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