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Medullary thyroid carcinoma and duodenal calcitonin-secreting neuroendocrine tumour: more than coincidence?

Abstract:

UNLABELLED: Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) are a heterogeneous group of neoplasms whose management can be problematic. In many cases, multiple tumours may occur in the same patient or his or her family, and some of these have now been defined genetically, although in other cases the underlying gene or genes involved remain unclear. We describe a patient, a 63-year-old female, who was diagnosed with a medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC), which was confirmed pathologically after thyroidectomy, but...

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Publisher copy:
10.1530/edm-13-0021

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Journal:
Endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism case reports
Volume:
2013
Pages:
130021
Publication date:
2013
DOI:
EISSN:
2052-0573
ISSN:
2052-0573
URN:
uuid:28c24076-bf97-41d7-8658-d9681387ece9
Source identifiers:
457933
Local pid:
pubs:457933
Language:
English

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