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Carcinosarcoma of the thyroid: a case report.
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PMID:  20596275     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Thyroid carcinosarcoma (TC) is a very rare, aggressive thyroid malignancy with a clinical course similar to anaplastic carcinoma. A thorough search of the literature reveals limited information regarding its behavior and treatment modalities. TC has a high mortality rate despite the multi-modal approach. A 54-year-old Chinese gentleman with a long history of a nodule in the right lobe of the thyroid presented with recent history of hemoptysis and shortness of breath. Cytology was suggestive of follicular neoplasm. However, histopathological examination of the total thyroidectomy specimen confirmed TC. This case reports discusses the clinical course and management of TC, which can cause a diagnostic dilemma.
I Naqiyah; A N Zulkarnaen; M Rohaizak; S Das
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hippokratia     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1790-8019     ISO Abbreviation:  Hippokratia     Publication Date:  2010 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-02     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101296613     Medline TA:  Hippokratia     Country:  Greece    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  141-2     Citation Subset:  -    
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