Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 12, Number 5, May 2021, pages 177-180

Metastatic Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma Presenting as Thoracic Cord Compression


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Sagittal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the thoracic spine demonstrating a severe attenuation of the T5 thoracic cord with increased abnormal T2 signal (highlighted by the arrow).
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Axial view magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of T5 vertebrae demonstrating large lytic lesion causing cord compression (highlighted by the arrow).
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Axial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the neck. There is a large cervical soft tissue mass, with the left thyroid lobe as the focal point measuring 6.3 × 7.3 × 10 cm (highlighted by the arrow) with deviation of the trachea.