Thyroid Res 2021 Nov 19;14(1):24. Epub 2021 Nov 19.
Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Nowon Eulji Medical Center, Eulji University School of Medicine, 68 Hangeulbiseok-Ro, Nowon-gu, Seoul, 01830, Republic of Korea.
Background: Lithium use causes goiter by increasing serum thyroid-stimulating hormone levels through the inhibition of thyroid hormone release. However, there are no reports of poorly differentiated thyroid carcinoma resulting from lithium-induced goiter. Herein, we report the case of a patient with schizophrenia who developed poorly differentiated thyroid carcinoma arising from a lithium-induced goiter. Read More