Papillary thyroid cancer patient with hyperthyroidism - a case study

  • Punitha S Department of pharmacy practice, Jaya college of paramedical sciences, Chennai , Tamil Nadu, India
  • Vedha pal jeyamani Department of pharmacy practice, Jaya college of paramedical sciences, Chennai , Tamil Nadu, India
  • Sindhu S Department of pharmacy practice, Jaya college of paramedical sciences, Chennai , Tamil Nadu, India
  • Bhuvaneshwari P Department of pharmacy practice, Jaya college of paramedical sciences, Chennai , Tamil Nadu, India
  • Arshath A Department of pharmacy practice, Jaya college of paramedical sciences, Chennai , Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract

Thyroid carcinoma is the majority widespread endocraine malignancy in that papillary thyroid cancer is a well-differentiated type. Since hyperthyroidism protects from thyroid cancer due to lack of reproduction of thyroid tissue by the thyroid-stimulating hormone. The papillary carcinoma is the fast-growing and metastases to local region rapidly. A 60 years old post menopausal women with a known case of hypertension of past 6 years on treatment and with hyperthyroidism of past 2 months was presented in the outpatient department in the hospital with chief complaints of mass in the neck with dyphagia, cough, breathlessness, sense of fullness and odynophagia of past 2 weeks. On physical and general examination patient found with diffuse thyroid swelling with enlarged right sided lymph node. The patient was diagnosed with papillary thyroid caricinoma with various investigation reports includes CT Scan, Immouno history chemistry reports, Histopathology and Two fine-needle aspiration biopsies. The patient has undergone 6 cycles of chemotherapy with the corticosteroids, anti-cancer drugs which includes Vincristine, Cyclophosphamide, Doxorubicin, anti- emetic drugs and also with H2 receptor blockers. The papillary thyroid cancer is common and occurs predominantly in females than in males and with good prognosis and decreased death rates. The higher level of thyroid function is very rare in case of PTC.

Keywords: Papillary Thyroid carcinoma, Hyperthyroidism, chemotherapy

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2019-10-16
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Punitha S, Vedha pal jeyamani, Sindhu S, Bhuvaneshwari P, & Arshath A. (2019). Papillary thyroid cancer patient with hyperthyroidism - a case study. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 10(4), 3178-3181. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v10i4.1617
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