Prevalence of C-cell hyperplasia and medullary thyroid carcinoma in a consecutive series of pheochromocytoma patients


During a 27-year period (1956–1982), 64 patients were treated surgically for pheochromocytoma. There was no kinship among any of these subjects. The true prevalence of C-cell disease of the thyroid in this series was searched for by performing serum calcitonin determinations after provocation with pentagastrin. Postoperative follow-up of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01654922


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