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Metastatic Medullary Carcinoma of Thyroid Presenting as a Dural-Based Mass: Case Report and Review of Literature.
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PMID:  23354781     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Dural metastasis from medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) is not well established in English literature. We present the case report of MTC with unusual clinical presentation as a dural-based mass in a 39-year-old male with no family history of multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome. Magnetic resonance imaging showed an extra-axial dural-based mass in right frontal lobe with calvarium and soft tissue extension to the right superior orbit. Histopathology showed MTC with variegated morphology and various patterns. Thyroid mass and widespread metastases from medullary thyroid carcinoma were subsequently identified.
Authors:
Arvind Rishi; Steven Savona; Karen Black; Michael Schulder; Jian Yi Li
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Endocrine pathology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1559-0097     ISO Abbreviation:  Endocr. Pathol.     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9009288     Medline TA:  Endocr Pathol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, 6 Ohio Drive, Suite 202, Lake Success, NY, 11042, USA.
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