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Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma

  • Rema Rao
  • Theresa Scognamiglio
  • Rana S. HodaEmail author
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Abstract

  • Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) represents 1–2% of thyroid carcinomas.

  • MTC occurs in sporadic and familial forms; sporadic MTC accounts for 75% of cases.

Keywords

Medullary thyroid carcinoma MTC Amyloid Variants of MTC Oncocytic variant of MTC Hürthle cell neoplasm Calcitonin Multiple endocrine neoplasia Poorly differentiated carcinoma Anaplastic carcinoma Paraganglioma Metastatic carcinoma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pathology and Laboratory MedicineNew York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical CollegeNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.CBLPathRye BrookUSA

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