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Wolf, G; Aigner, RM; Humer-Fuchs, U; Schwarz, T; Krippl, P; Wehrschuetz, M.
Renal cell carcinoma metastasis in a microfollicular adenoma of the thyroid gland.
Acta Med Austriaca. 2002; 29(4):141-142 (- Case Report)
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Authors Med Uni Graz:
Aigner Reingard
Krippl Peter
Schwarz Thomas
Wehrschuetz Martin
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Abstract:
A 60-year-old woman had a nephrectomy of her left kidney because of a renal cell carcinoma. She came to us for an oncologic F-18-fluordeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography (F-18-FDG-PET). In the positron emission tomography there was a pathologic fluordeoxyglucose-uptake in the left thyroid gland lobe. Thyroid investigation and Tc-99 m pertechnetate scintigraphy of the thyroid gland was done. It showed a hyperfunctioning nodule in the left thyroid gland lobe. Surgery was suggested. Histology showed a metastasis of a clear cell renal carcinoma in a microfollicular adenoma of the thyroid gland--a very rare combination.
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Adenoma - pathology Adenoma - radionuclide imaging
Carcinoma, Renal Cell - pathology Carcinoma, Renal Cell - secondary Carcinoma, Renal Cell - surgery
Female -
Fluorodeoxyglucose F18 - diagnostic use
Humans -
Kidney Neoplasms - surgery
Middle Aged -
Nephrectomy -
Radiopharmaceuticals - diagnostic use
Thyroid Neoplasms - pathology Thyroid Neoplasms - radionuclide imaging Thyroid Neoplasms - secondary

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renal cell carcinoma
hyperfunctioning nodules
thyroid gland
microfollicular adenoma
positron emission tomography (PET)
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