Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Coexistent with Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Zohreh Jaafari Ashkavandi, Haleh Keshvari, Hossein Danesteh


Multiple primary tumors may develop in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. The coincidence of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma with papillary thyroid carcinoma is a rare finding. This study reports a case of papillary thyroid carcinoma, which was incidentally detected during the microscopic examination of lymph nodes of a patient diagnosed as gingival squamous cell carcinoma. A review of literature is also presented.

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