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Title: Occult metastic follicular thyroid carcinoma masquerading as a soft tissue sarcoma of the gluteal region
Authors: Atalabi, O. M.
Ogunseyinde, A. O.
Keywords: Thyroid carcinoma
Soft-tissue sarcoma
Follicular thyroid carcinoma
Bone metastasis
Issue Date: 2002
Abstract: This is a case of an occult follicular thyroid carcinoma in a 61 year old civil servant presenting with bony metastasis to the left iliac bone twenty years after an initail subtotal thyroidectomy. There was a soft tissue mass with associated cup shaped lytic destruction of the thyroid gland appeared macroscopically within normal limits but histology confirmed Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma.
ISSN: 0189-160X
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