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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 33  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 362-363

Solitary metacarpophalangeal metastasis from poorly differentiated thyroid carcinoma: Excellent tumor marker and scan response to two fractions of radioiodine therapy

Radiation Medicine Centre (BARC), Tata Memorial Hospital; Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Sandip Basu
Radiation Medicine Centre, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Tata Memorial Hospital, Annexe Building, Jerbaiwadia Road, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/ijnm.IJNM_86_18

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Rare solitary metacarpophalangeal skeletal metastasis from poorly differentiated carcinoma of thyroid is reported in this communication. The case demonstrated excellent tumor marker and scan response to two fractions of radioiodine therapy (serum thyroglobulin 0.01 ng/ml at the time of the 3rd follow-up) and is being presently followed up on levothyroxine suppression.

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