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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 136-137

A 64 year-old female with scalp metastasis of papillary thyroid cancer


1 Department of Endocrinology, Assistant Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Emam Khameini Hospital, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran
2 Medical Student, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran

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Neda Valizadeh
4th floor, Ershad Street, Emam Khomeini Hospital, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia
Iran
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DOI: 10.4103/2230-8210.83353

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The skin metastasis of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is a rare condition and the lesions should be differentiated from primary skin tumors. The scalp is the most frequent site which is involved in skin metastasis of PTC. It shows the poor outcome and aggressive nature of disease. In this report, we aim to present a case report of a 64 year-old female with scalp metastasis of PTC in the context of disseminated pulmonary and liver metastasis.


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