Medullary thyroid cancer history and symptoms

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Ammu Susheela, M.D. [2]

Overview

The hallmark of medullary thyroid cancer is a lump in the neck. A positive family history of medullary thyroid cancer or multiple endocrine neoplasia is suggestive of medullary thyroid cancer. The most common symptoms of medullary thyroid cancer include diarrhea, flushing, and dysphagia.

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References

  1. Thyroid Cancer Cancer.gov (2015). http://www.cancer.gov/types/thyroid/hp/thyroid-treatment-pdq#link/stoc_h2_2- Accessed on October, 29 2015
  2. 2.0 2.1 Saad MF, Ordonez NG, Rashid RK, Guido JJ, Hill CS, Hickey RC, Samaan NA (November 1984). "Medullary carcinoma of the thyroid. A study of the clinical features and prognostic factors in 161 patients". Medicine (Baltimore). 63 (6): 319–42. PMID 6503683.



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