journal of Histology & Histopathology

Journal of Histology & Histopathology

ISSN 2055-091X
Case report

Dual synchronous primary malignancies involving thyroid and tongue: A rare case review

Jyoty Singh1*, Gautam Kumar Mandal1 and Ajit Pratap Singh2

*Correspondence: Jyoty Singh

1. Department of Pathology, Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata, India.

Author Affiliations

2. KMC Manipal University, India.


The existence of two synchronous primary cancers in anatomically distinct parts of body is extreemly rare. Here we attended a patient who was a post operative case of Papillary Thyroid carcinoma coexisting with a left sided tongue lesion. We examined the patient clinically and reviewed all the reports. Also Reviewed the thyroid biopsy sample she had with her and confirmed it as well differentiated Papillary carcinoma. Biopsy sample from tongue lesion showed a well differentiated Squamous cell carcinoma. Planning of treatment is very confusing in such difficult situation.

Keywords: Field cancerization, squamous cell carcinoma, thyroid and tongue, thyroid transcription
factor-1 (TTF-1)

ISSN 2055-091X
Volume 3
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