Papillary thyroid carcinoma with miliary metastases

Case contributed by Hani Makky Al Salam
Diagnosis certain


An elderly male patient known case of papillary thyroid carcinoma status post resection.

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Male

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

Diffuse multiple innumerable pulmonary nodules in a miliary pattern. 

Miliary lung metastases. 

Case Discussion

Chest radiograph and CT demonstrate miliary metastases from papillary thyroid cancer.

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