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Case Reports in Endocrinology
Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 9707031, 3 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/9707031
Case Report

Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: Ectopic Malignancy versus Metastatic Disease

Endocrinology, SJCH, San Juan, PR, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Yanery’s Agosto-Vargas

Received 17 October 2016; Revised 15 March 2017; Accepted 2 April 2017; Published 18 June 2017

Academic Editor: Osamu Isozaki

Copyright © 2017 Yanery’s Agosto-Vargas et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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