Metastatic breast cancer in regrowth of thyroid lobe after subtotal thyroidectomy – case report
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Breast cancer is the most common malignant neoplasm among women. Metastases to the thyroid are relatively rare. Those lesions annunciate neoplasm dissemination in most cases. Metastatic breast cancer of thyroid lobe regrowth hasn’t been described yet. In the article the authors present a case of a 66-year old women with isolated, metachronous breast cancer metastasis in regrowth of the right thyroid lobe. Resection of the right lobe with metastatic tumor was performed with a purpose of total recovery. Despite surgery, multiple bone metastases were detected a few months after. In conclusion, regrowth of the thyroid is a potential site of recurrence and metastasis. Therefore, the thyroid bed cannot be omitted in routine examination during and after oncological treatment.
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