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Thyroid gland
Other carcinoma
Metastases to thyroid gland

Reviewer: Shahidul Islam, M.D., Ph.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 13 June 2013, last major update March 2009
Copyright: (c) 2003-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

See below metastases to thyroid from kidney

General
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Epidemiology
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Radiology images
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Xray: metastatic follicular carcinoma in bone, contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick
Case reports
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Treatment
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Gross images
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Melanoma metastatic from skin primary (AFIP)
Invasion by squamous cell carcinoma of larynx
Micro description
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Micro images
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Breast carcinoma:
Various images
Lobular carcinoma and entrapped thyroid follicles (AFIP)
ER stains breast tumor but not papillary carcinoma (AFIP)
Falsely positive thyroglobulin staining (AFIP)
Lung:
Carcinoid tumor with well defined nesting pattern (AFIP)
Carcinoma metastatic to mediastinal thyroid gland (AFIP)
Small cell carcinoma
Squamous cell carcinoma
Other:
Melanoma
Parotid adenoid cystic carcinoma
Rectal carcinoma to poorly differentiated thyroid carcinoma
Metastatic follicular carcinoma in bone, TTF1 stain, contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick
Cytology images
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Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Lung squamous cell carcinoma
Melanoma
Melanoma - HMB45
Parotid gland adenoid cystic carcinoma
Positive stains
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Metastases to thyroid from kidney
General
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Case reports
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Gross images
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Renal papillary carcinoma
Metastatic renal cell carcinoma, contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick
Micro description
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Micro images
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Clear cell type
CD10 and H&E
Metastasis to goiter
FNA, histology and stains
Oil Red O stains cytoplasm strongly
False positive thyroglobulin staining
Various images
Metastatic renal cell carcinoma, contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick

Metastatic renal cell carcinoma stains -
Contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick:

CD10
Keratin-8
RCC antigen
Thyroglobulin
Images from AFIP:
Clear cell type
Cytoplasm is abundant and completely clear
Cytology images
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Metastatic renal cell carcinoma, clear cell type
Bloody background with clusters of atypical cells; nuclei are somewhat pleomorphic with prominent nucleoli
FNA: metastatic renal cell carcinoma, contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick
Negative stains
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