Thyroid tuberculosis diagnosed as papillary thyroid carcinoma with fever of unknown origin

We report on a patient who underwent surgery for suspected thyroid carcinoma, but who was then diagnosed with thyroid tuberculosis. The patient was a woman in her 70s. She had been diagnosed with chronic renal failure and had been on peritoneal dialysis. She complained of fever and a painful left anterior neck swelling. Computed tomography showed thyroid tumor with cervical lymph node swelling, ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration cytology was suspected for papillary thyroid carcinoma.
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Tags: Case Report Source Type: research