Intraocular metastasis of medullary thyroid carcinoma investigated by transscleral fine-needle aspiration. A case report and review of the literature.
- Małgorzata Gajdzis,
- Nathalie Cassoux,
- Maria Lesnik,
- Caroline Hoffmann,
- Nathalie Badois,
- Paweł Gajdzis,
- Jerzy Klijanienko
Diagn Cytopathol 2018 Apr 16. Epub 2018 Apr 16.
Department of Pathology, Institut Curie, Paris, France.
Medullary thyroid carcinoma occurs in a sporadic setting and may also be inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion, which is related with germline mutations of the RET gene. Metastases are often present at the time of a diagnosis-most frequently within the cervical lymph nodes, followed by the liver, lungs, and bones. Intraocular metastases are extremely rare. Read More