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ea0016p113 | Clinical cases | ECE2008

Unresectable huge sternal and mediastinal metastasis of follicular thyroid carcinoma; radiotherapy as first-line and palliative therapy

Demirer Asli Nar , Ayturk Semra , Tutuncu Neslihan Bascil , Gursoy Alptekin , Pak Yucel , Demirag Nilgun Guvener

Distant metastases as initial manifestation of follicular thyroid carcinoma is rare. We report a case of an unusual initial presentation of follicular thyroid carcinoma on follow-up. A 52-year-old woman presented with a 12-month history of progressively enlarging mass in the anterior chest wall. The mass was fixed to the chest wall, measuring 12×10 cm in diameter. Computed tomography demonstrated a lobulated soft-tissue mass (17×11×6 cm) destructing sternum and ...