Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma Presenting as Massive Skull Metastasis: A Rare Case Report and Literature Review

@inproceedings{Koppad2012FollicularTC,
  title={Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma Presenting as Massive Skull Metastasis: A Rare Case Report and Literature Review},
  author={Sanjay N. Koppad and Vaibhav B. Kapoor},
  booktitle={Journal of surgical technique and case report},
  year={2012}
}
Follicular carcinoma of thyroid is a well differentiated thyroid malignancy. It is slow growing in nature and tends to metastasize to remote organs in advanced stage by hematogenous route. Lung and bone are the two most common sites of metastasis. In most of the reported cases of follicular thyroid carcinoma metastasizing to the skull, metastases occurred long after the diagnosis and institution of treatment for primary cancer. Very few cases have been reported with occult follicular thyroid… CONTINUE READING

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