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BRIEF REPORT
Year : 2003  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 81-83

Papillary carcinoma thyroid presenting as a choroidal metastasis. Report of a case and brief review of literature.


Department of Ophthalmology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

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U Singh
Department of Ophthalmology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
India
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PMID: 12701869

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A patient of papillary thyroid carcinoma, who initially presented with a choroidal metastasis and secondary intractable glaucoma is reported. The orange-coloured tumour posed a diagnostic difficulty, until histopathology of the enucleated eye confirmed the metastasis from the thyroid. The initial presentation of distant metastasis in patients with thyroid cancer is rare.


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