Anaplastic thyroid cancer - MRI

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

HIV-positive patient with dyphagia and a left cervical mass, that had grown within about 8 weeks. Tumour borders couldn't be clearly defined on ultrasound

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

A large necrotic mass lesion in left lobe of thyroid.

Case Discussion

Large tumour with relatively sharp borders and central necrosis, displacing the trachea and esophagus. Path proven anaplastic thyroid carcinoma.

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Case Information

rID: 13728
Case created: 10th May 2011
Last edited: 9th Oct 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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