Thyroid-like follicular carcinoma of the kidney with metastases to the lungs and retroperitoneal lymph nodes.

@article{Dhillon2011ThyroidlikeFC,
  title={Thyroid-like follicular carcinoma of the kidney with metastases to the lungs and retroperitoneal lymph nodes.},
  author={Jasreman Dhillon and Nizar M. Tannir and Surena F Matin and Pheroze Tamboli and Bogdan A. Czerniak and Charles Chuanhai Guo},
  journal={Human pathology},
  year={2011},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={146-50}
}
Thyroid-like follicular carcinoma of the kidney is an extremely rare variant of renal cell carcinoma. Most previously reported cases presented as incidental small tumors confined to the kidney. Here we report a unique case in which the patient presented with flank pain and hematuria. Imaging studies demonstrated a large tumor in the right kidney and metastases to the lungs and retroperitoneal lymph nodes. Both the renal tumor and the sampled lung metastasis were composed almost entirely of… CONTINUE READING
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