A Rare Case with Co-Occurrence of Thyroid Papillary Microcarcinoma and Multifocal Renal Cell Carcinoma Metastasis to Thyroid Gland

Authors

  • Ahmet Kucukarda Department of Internal Medicine, Trakya Medical School ,University of Trakya, Edirne, Turkey
  • Mehmet Celik Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism ,Trakya Medical School , University of Trakya , Edirne ,Turkey
  • Burak Andac
  • Nuray Can Department of Pathology , Trakya Medical School , University of Trakya , Edirne ,Turkey
  • Ebru Tastekin Department of Pathology , Trakya Medical School , University of Trakya , Edirne ,Turkey
  • Atakan Sezer Department of General Surgery, Trakya Medical School , University of Trakya , Edirne ,Turkey
  • Semra Ayturk Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism ,Trakya Medical School , University of Trakya , Edirne ,Turkey
  • Sibel Guldiken Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism ,Trakya Medical School , University of Trakya , Edirne ,Turkey
  • Armagan Tugrul Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism ,Trakya Medical School , University of Trakya , Edirne ,Turkey

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3823/1841

Keywords:

Thyroid Carcinoma, Renal Cell Carcinoma, Neoplasm Metastasis

Abstract

Renal cell carcinoma is a common malignancy of uroepithelial region. It may metastasize even years after nephrectomy.  Metastatic disease of thyroid gland is rare, the most common one is being renal cell carcinoma. Unlike the cases reported in the literature as tumor to tumor metastasis, our case had co-occurrence of multifocal renal cell carcinoma metastasis in the left thyroid lobe and thyroid papillary carcinoma in the right thyroid lobe, which were diagnosed at the same time. We presented this case due to its rare occurrence.

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2015-10-19

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Endocrinology