Medullary thyroid carcinoma in female BALB/c mice. A report of 3 cases with ultrastructural, immunohistochemical, and transplantation data.

Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) is a neoplasm derived from thyroidal C cells. This tumor occurs spontaneously in several animal species and is relatively common in certain strains of rats. Descriptive reports of such neoplasms in mice, however, have not been published. From several studies using female BALB/c mice, 3 animals were identified that had… CONTINUE READING