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Metachronous solitary metastasis of papillary thyroid cancer in the cavernous sinus: Case report and review of literature.
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PMID:  23174730     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Papillary carcinoma is a well-differentiated type of thyroid carcinoma with very good overall prognosis. The commonest site of metastases is the lymph node, distant metastases being rare. We present a case of a 52-year-old male who presented with a solitary metastasis in the left para-sellar region and cavernous sinus more than three years after treatment of primary. Given the atypical radiological features and longstanding symptoms, a surgical excision was performed and focal radiotherapy was given after confirmation of the diagnosis. We discuss this case and review the relevant literature.
Authors:
Mihir N Chandarana; Shridhar Epari; Devendra Chaukar; Aliasgar V Moiyadi
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cancer research and therapeutics     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1998-4138     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cancer Res Ther     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101249598     Medline TA:  J Cancer Res Ther     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  436-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgical Oncology, Division of Neurosurgical Services, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, India.
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