The syndrome of excessive thyrocalcitonin produced by medullary carcinoma of the thyroid.


The association of medullary carcinoma of the thyroid with pheochromocytoma and other neuroectodermal tumors constitutes a now well-recognized clinical syndrome.1-6 In several cases', 7-10 adenomas or hyperplasia of the parathyroid glands has been noted. Williams11 has presented evidence to suggest that the tumors in the thyroid gland may arise from… (More)


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