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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 238-240

Thyrotoxic goiter and asymptomatic thyroid nodule as an initial presentation of clear cell renal cell carcinoma: A report of two cases


1 Department of Urology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Putrajaya, Malaysia
2 Department of Urology, Hospital Serdang, Putrajaya, Malaysia
3 Pathology Department, Hospital Putrajaya, Putrajaya, Malaysia
4 Cyberjaya University, College of Medical Sciences, Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Correspondence Address:
Mohd Ghani Khairul-Asri
Department of Urology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Level 4, Block B, FPSK, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor
Malaysia
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DOI: 10.4103/UROS.UROS_141_18

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Thyroid nodule as a metastasis to renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is rarely found. We present two cases – presented with thyroid nodules and diagnosed as metastatic RCC; one patient had thyrotoxic goiter, whereas the second patient presented with asymptomatic thyroid nodule. Subsequently, hemithyroidectomy and total thyroidectomy were performed, respectively. Then, both patients underwent radical nephrectomy for the primary tumor. At present, patients are under regular oncology follow-up, with no evidence of disease recurrence.


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