Choroidal metastasis of follicular thyroid adenocarcinoma diagnosed by 25-gauge transretinal biopsy.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We report a case of a patient with previously treated follicular thyroid carcinoma who presented with a symptomatic amelanotic choroidal mass with low internal reflectivity and a metastatic lytic skull lesion. A 25-gauge vitrector was used to perform transretinal choroidal biopsy (TRCB), confirming the diagnosis of metastatic follicular thyroid carcinoma.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Scott, AW; Cummings, TJ; Kirkpatrick, JP; Mruthyunjaya, P

Published Date

  • 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 40 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 110 - 112

PubMed ID

  • 19013920

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1530-4086


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States