Medullary thyroid carcinoma: comparison with papillary thyroid carcinoma and application of current sonographic criteria.

@article{Lee2010MedullaryTC,
  title={Medullary thyroid carcinoma: comparison with papillary thyroid carcinoma and application of current sonographic criteria.},
  author={Sanghee Lee and Jung Hee Shin and Boo-Kyung Han and Eun Young Ko},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2010},
  volume={194 4},
  pages={1090-4}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate whether sonography can diagnose medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) as a malignant lesion using widely accepted sonographic criteria and to compare which sonographic findings of MTC are different from findings for papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC). MATERIALS AND METHODS The study included 42 patients (13 men and 29 women; mean age, 48 years) with 46 MTCs and 51 consecutive patients (10 men and 41 women; mean age, 48 years) with 55 PTCs that were… CONTINUE READING
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