Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma metastatic to the tonsil

T. Hadar, C. Mor, G. Har-El, J. Sidi

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We describe a 65-year-old woman who presented with a left tonsillar tumour. Biopsy revealed metastatic anaplastic cell carcinoma of the thyroid. Metastatic tumours are rare in the tonsils. This case, to the best of our knowledge, is the first in which the thyroid was the primary site.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)953-956
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Laryngology and Otology
Issue number9
StatePublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes


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