Follicular carcinoma of the thyroid appearing as an intraluminal superior vena cava tumor.

@article{Perez1984FollicularCO,
  title={Follicular carcinoma of the thyroid appearing as an intraluminal superior vena cava tumor.},
  author={Danyel Perez and Lynn E. Brown},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={1984},
  volume={119 3},
  pages={323-6}
}
Follicular carcinoma of the thyroid has the propensity for microscopic angioinvasion. Tumor extension into the great veins has been previously reported primarily as a postmortem finding. Most patients have a long history of a substernal goiter and appear initially with superior vena cava syndrome. We studied a case of intraluminal invasion of the superior… CONTINUE READING