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. Tumor borders couldn't be clearly defined on ultrasound

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


A large necrotic mass lesion in left lobe of thyroid.

Case Discussion

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

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Case information

rID: 13728
Published: 10th May 2011
Last edited: 16th Oct 2020
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