Medullary thyroid carcinoma in multiple endocrine neoplasm type II syndromes.

A. S. Fassina, A. Scapinello, M. R. Pelizzo, P. Dall'Orto, G. Viale, A. Maffei Faccioli, V. Ninfo

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Abstract

A case of multiple endocrine neoplasm (MEN) type IIa and 2 cases of MEN type IIb are reported. The biological behavior of medullary thyroid carcinoma was more aggressive in the MEN type IIb. C-cell hyperplasia was present in the thyroid gland of the patient with a positive family history.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)397-401
Number of pages5
JournalTumori
Volume71
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 31 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research

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