J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg 2019; 45(5): 294~298
Distant metastasis of follicular thyroid carcinoma to the mandible: a rare case report
Young-Tae Jeon, Chul-Hwan Kim, Sung-Min Park, Min-Kyoo Kim
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dentistry, Dankook University, Cheonan, Korea
Chul-Hwan Kim
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dentistry, Dankook University, 119 Dandae-ro, Dongnam-gu, Cheonan 31116, Korea
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Received February 11, 2019; Revised March 19, 2019; Accepted March 27, 2019.; Published online October 31, 2019.
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 Abstract
Treatment of metastatic carcinoma of the oral cavity can be a challenge due to its rarity. The current case report details metastatic carcinoma of the mandible originating from follicular thyroid carcinoma, which is the second most prevalent tumor of the thyroid. As the mandibular lesion developed, the primary thyroid lesion of thyroid. Here, we report a case of metastatic carcinoma of the mandible in a 67-year-old female that was treated with partial mandibulectomy and fibular free flap.
Keywords: Neoplasm metastasis, Mandible, Thyroid neoplasms, Adenocarcinoma, Follicular


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