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Unusual case of isolated parasellar metastasis from carcinoma of thyroid.
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PMID:  23334134     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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ABSTRACT: A 48-year-old male patient of papillary carcinoma of thyroid, who had received 3.145 GBq of radioiodine (I) 6 months earlier, presented with recurrent headaches and progressively worsening double vision for 2 weeks. Iodine avid and low metabolic parasellar mass was seen on I SPECT/CT and F-FDG PET/CT, respectively. In view of no bony erosion, meningioma or schwannoma rather than metastasis was considered as first differential diagnosis. However, final histopathology after its partial excision revealed metastasis from thyroid cancer. This case highlights the importance of radioiodine scan to detect a rare occurrence of parasellar metastasis from thyroid cancer.
Authors:
Gaurav Malhotra; Ramesh V Asopa; Epari Sridhar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical nuclear medicine     Volume:  38     ISSN:  1536-0229     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Nucl Med     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7611109     Medline TA:  Clin Nucl Med     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  145-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
From the *Radiation Medicine Centre, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, TMC Annexe, Jerbaiwadia Road, Parel, Mumbai; and †Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India.
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