Tumour metastasis to the thyroid gland.

  title={Tumour metastasis to the thyroid gland.},
  author={S. Praga Pillay and I B Angorn and Louis Baker},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  volume={51 15},
Ten cases of tumour metastasis to the thyroid gland are reviewed. Thyroid involvement implies disseminated malignant disease, but metastatic tumours may simulate a primary thyroid tumour. It is suggested that thyroid involvement by metastasis is more common than previously assumed. Needle biopsy of the thyroid gland permits accurate histopathological diagnosis. 

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