Medullary thyroid cancer and Graves' disease

Richard W. Schwartz, Daniel E. Kenady, Marian Bensema, Patrick C. McGrath, James Flueck

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A focus of medullary thyroid cancer was found at frozen section analysis of tissue from a patient with Graves' disease undergoing thyroid lobectomy. An increased incidence of papillary-follicular thyroid cancer has been noted in Graves' disease. This report describes the unique association of medullary thyroid cancer and Graves' disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)804-807
Number of pages4
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1989

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  • Surgery


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