Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the thyroid gland: a case report and suggested surgical approach.

Abstract

Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) of the thyroid gland is a rare neoplasm with 40 cases reported in the world literature to date. Controversy surrounds the treatment of this rare neoplasm. It has been described as a low-grade indolent tumor that rarely metastasizes and only recurs locally without morbidity. Suggested treatment has consisted of a lobectomy or… (More)

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