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Title: Insular carcinoma arising on a background of follicular carcinoma, thyrolipomatosis and amyloid goitre.
Authors: Loh, Tze Ling
Latis, Sergios
Ali, Rohana Bibi
Patel, Hemi
Citation: BMJ case reports 2017-06-02; 2017
Abstract: A 67-year-old man was referred with a history of a right-sided neck lump and dysphonia, secondary to a lesion in the thyroid gland. After undergoing a total thyroidectomy, he was found to have an exceedingly rare combination of follicular carcinoma, insular carcinoma, thyrolipomatosis and an amyloid goitre in his thyroid gland. He subsequently underwent further radioactive iodine ablation and has been in remission. He was also later incidentally diagnosed with systemic amyloidosis, which explained the amyloid deposition in his thyroid gland.
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Journal title: BMJ case reports
Publication Date: 2017-06-02
Type: Case Reports
Journal Article
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10137/5232
DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2017-219747
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