Cerebellar metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma in a pediatric patient with complex congenital heart disease

Kenneth E. Remy, Robert W. Elder, Nadejda M. Tsankova, Rushika M. Conroy

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Abstract

This case describes the first pediatric case of metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) to the cerebellum as the presenting sign of cancer in a child with CHARGE syndrome and complex congenital heart disease. Diagnostic radiation exposure as a strong risk factor for PTC is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1195-1199
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism
Volume25
Issue number11-12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2012

Keywords

  • Cancer
  • Cerebellar mass
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Metastatic
  • Papillary
  • Pediatrics
  • Radiation exposure
  • Thyroid
  • Thyroid carcinoma

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