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[Cranial metastasis of thyroid follicular carcinoma. Report of a case].

Departamento de Anatomía Patológica, Hospital de Especialidades 25, Av. Lincoln y Gonzalitos, Monterrey, Nuevo León.
Gaceta medica de Mexico (Impact Factor: 0.13). 01/2001; 137(4):357-60.
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ABSTRACT Thyroid follicular carcinoma is able to produce metastatic lesions before the vanishing of the primary lesion. We present a case of a woman with a lytic, solitary, asymptomatic parietal bone lesion of 2 years of evolution. Autopsy revealed a thyroid gland with two small cystic areas and renal metastasis. Thyroid carcinoma should be included in the differential diagnosis in cases of lytic bone lesions with long evolution in patients 60 years of age or older.

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