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 Metastatic lung cancer mimicking anaplastic thyroid cancer 
 김혜진  ;  김철식  ;  박종숙  ;  황도유  ;  안철우  ;  김경래  ;  홍순원 
 Korean Journal of Medicine, Vol.71(3) : 316-321, 2006 
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 Korean Journal of Medicine 
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Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma, Lung adenocarcinoma ; Poorly differentiated ; Thyroid tumor
Anaplastic thyroid cancer is the most aggressive form of cancer found in humans. Usually it is0aeasily diagnosed; however at times other diseases are mistaken for anaplastic thyroid cancer. We0apresent a case of primary lung adenocarcinoma presenting with features that appeared as anaplastic0athyroid cancer. The 43-year-old female patient was diagnosed with anaplastic thyroid cancer at a0alocal clinic just before presenting to our hospital. At the clinic she had a neck node excisional biopsy0aand was informed of the diagnosis of anaplastic cancer. On admission to our hospital, very large0abilateral thyroid masses, and lymphadenopathy involving multiple cervical lymph nodes was0aobserved; therefore, we started chemoradiotherapy. The patient showed dramatic improvement and0awe began to think of other potential etiologies. A FDG-PET study showed increased uptake at the0aleft lower lung area corresponding to a pneumonic consolidation; a TBLB was performed, and0areported as poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma. We referred the patient to the oncology department.0aThe patient died after two cycles of systemic chemotherapy
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Kim, Kyung Rae(김경래)
Ahn, Chul Woo(안철우) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3733-7486
Hong, Soon Won(홍순원) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0324-2414
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