ELI GINSBURG, M.D.; BORIS CATZ, M.D.; CARL L. NELSON, M.D.; BEN M. KOZIKOWSKI, M.D.; EDWARD L. CHESNE, M.D.
Functioning metastatic thyroid carcinoma producing clinical hyperthyroidism is infrequently seen. Only 6 such cases have been documented in the literature (1-3). An additional case demonstrating several interesting features is presented in this paper.
A 62-year-old Caucasian female was first admitted to the Los Angeles County General Hospital on July 2, 1960, with the chief complaint of pain in her right thigh.
The patient had been in good health until 5 years previously, when she developed goiter that progressively grew and produced pressure symptoms of dysphagia and dyspnea. At that time she resided in New York City and was
GINSBURG E, CATZ B, NELSON CL, KOZIKOWSKI BM, CHESNE EL. Hyperthyroidism Secondary to Metastatic Functioning Thyroid Carcinoma. Ann Intern Med. 1963;58:684–690. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-58-4-684
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;58(4):684-690.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Endocrine Cancer, Hematology/Oncology, Thyroid Disorders.
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