The Role of Molecular Testing in the Diagnosis of Medullary Thyroid Cancer

A case report of oncocytic medullary thyroid carcinoma and review of the literature.

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Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) is a somewhat rare, particularly aggressive form of thyroid cancer with a prominent genetic component. The authors present what they believe to be the first case of MTC diagnosed solely on the basis of molecular testing, as well as a review of the literature concerning this topic and oncocytic variants of MTC.

Spaulding SL, Ho R, Everest S, Chai RL

American Journal of Otolaryngology, 2019

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