Medullary carcinoma of the thyroid

H. Brenner, F. Tovi, J. Sidi, H. Zirkin, D. Le Roith

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    Abstract

    Three patients with medullary carcinoma of the thyroid gland, one sporadic and two familial, are described. One of the patients presented at a late stage of the disease with evidence of wide dissemination and severe diarrhea, which was controlled by indomethacin. The value of venous catheterization and plasma thyrocalcitonin measurements in evaluating the extent of the disease was demonstrated in this case.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)151-155
    Number of pages5
    JournalIsrael Journal of Medical Sciences
    Volume15
    Issue number2
    StatePublished - 15 Nov 1979

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Bioengineering

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