An unusual adrenal metastasis secondary to Hürthle cell carcinoma of the thyroid.

Abstract

A 66-year-old woman with Hürthle cell thyroid carcinoma associated with a right adrenal gland metastasis suspected on a postradioiodine therapy scan, is reported. Histology specimens confirmed the suspicion. Adrenal metastases have never been reported previously in this kind of tumor. On radionuclide imaging, there was marked I-131 uptake in the tumor remnant and its metastases, and the tumor spread through both lymphatic and hematogenous routes, as shown by lymph node, bone, and lung metastases.

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@article{Orsolon1996AnUA, title={An unusual adrenal metastasis secondary to H{\"{u}rthle cell carcinoma of the thyroid.}, author={Pier Giuseppe Orsolon and B. Bagni and Onelio Geatti and Ugo Paolo Guerra}, journal={Clinical nuclear medicine}, year={1996}, volume={21 4}, pages={312-5} }