Lymphangitic carcinomatosis secondary to thyroid cancer

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


A known case of recently histologically proven papillary cell carcinoma of the thyroid.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

Nodular and irregular thickening of peribronchvascular interstitium and interlobular septa are seen in both lungs. Multiple metastatic nodules also are noted. 

Case Discussion

The CT findings in a 60-year-old male with a known history of thyroid papillary cell carcinoma are consistent with lymphangitic carcinomatosis.

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Case information

rID: 21124
Published: 5th Jan 2013
Last edited: 19th Mar 2019
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