Small cell lung cancer with metastasis to the thyroid in a patient with toxic multinodular goiter.

@article{Ozgu2012SmallCL,
  title={Small cell lung cancer with metastasis to the thyroid in a patient with toxic multinodular goiter.},
  author={Eylem Sercan Ozgu and Ramazan Gen and Ahmet Ilvan and Cengiz Ozge and A. Aytekin Polat and Yusuf Vayisoğlu},
  journal={The Journal of craniofacial surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={e614-5}
}
Thyroid metastasis of lung cancer is rarely observed in clinical practice. The primary cancers which metastasize to the thyroid gland are mostly renal cell carcinoma, lung cancer, and breast cancer. Transient destructive thyrotoxicosis is caused by massive metastasis of extrathyroid tumors. We herein present a case report of a patient with small cell carcinoma of lung with metastasis to the thyroid and thyrotoxicosis due to toxic multinodular goiter. A 66-year-old man complained of swelling… CONTINUE READING