• Vol. 40 No. 6, 298–299
  • 15 June 2011

A Case of Late Metastasis of a Renal Cell Carcinoma to a Multinodular Goitre



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We describe a 75-year-old Chinese female with comorbidities of diabetes mellitus, hypertension and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. She has a history of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) of her left kidney diagnosed in March 1995 when she presented with haematuria and suprapubic pain. The RCC was staged as (T1N0M0) and treated with a successful radical nephrectomy in March 1995. Histologically, it was a renal cell carcinoma measuring 4 x 3 cm, of clear cell type with admixed granular cells. Tumour was confined to the kidney and there was no capsular or vascular invasion by tumour. No lymphadenopathy or liver metastases were noted.

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