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Thyroid cancer metastasis

Case contributed by Hani Makky Al Salam
Diagnosis certain


Left shoulder pain

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female

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

Left shoulder


Expansile lytic lesion at left humeral neck.

Left shoulder


Left humerus neck lesion with high signal intensity on STIR with avid post-contrast enhancement.

Bone scan

Nuclear medicine

Hot lesion left humeral neck on bone scan.



​Multiple small variable-sized random pulmonary nodules, in keeping with lung metastases.


Left thyroid gland mass with homogeneous hyperechoic texture and few microcalcifications.

Case Discussion

FNA left thyroid gland, cytomorphology is consistent with papillary thyroid carcinoma.

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