Document Detail

Medullary thyroid carcinoma with micronodular lung metastases: a case report with an emphasis on the imaging findings.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20490356     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Medullary thyroid carcinoma is a rare malignancy that arises from calcitonin-producing C-cells and frequently metastasizes to lymph nodes in the neck. Distant metastases may involve bone, lung, and liver. The infrequent number of cases limits the clinical nature and ability to optimize diagnostic tools. Here, we present a case of a micronodular radiographic pattern in metastatic medullary thyroid cancer in order to enhance awareness of the disease process. A case discussion and relevant review of the literature are provided.
Nina Ventura; Edson Marchiori; Gláucia Zanetti; Antonio Muccillo; Mariana Leite Pereira; Guilherme Abdalla; Pedro Martins; Carolina Lamas Constantino; Rodrigo Canellas; Viviane Brandão; Romulo Varella de Oliveira
Related Documents :
22487136 - How transparent is behavioral intervention research on pathological gambling and other ...
17580356 - Fine needle aspiration cytology of unsuspected metastatic hurthle cell carcinoma of the...
14581766 - Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in a patient with myxedema ascites.
12542836 - A case of sebaceous carcinoma of the parotid gland.
23814426 - D-penicillamine-induced glomerulonephritis with crescent formation: remission following...
10858006 - Auditory neuropathy: case study with hyperbilirubinemia.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-05-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in medicine     Volume:  2010     ISSN:  1687-9635     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Med     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-21     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-02-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101512910     Medline TA:  Case Rep Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  616580     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Radiology, Rio de Janeiro Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, CEP 21941.913, Brazil.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Ventricle Boundary in CT: Partial Volume Effect and Local Thresholds.
Next Document:  Pre-mRNA processing is partially impaired in satellite cell nuclei from aged muscles.