Anaplastic thyroid cancer - MRI

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


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

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.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

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

Updating… Please wait.

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.