Ectopic Calcitonin Secretion Syndrome

Known as: Ectopic Calcitonin Production, Ectopic Calcitonin Secretion 
A syndrome characterized by abnormal secretion of calcitonin in conjunction with neoplastic growth occurring anywhere in the body.
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1977-2010
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2010
2010
Although elevated blood levels of calcitonin are considered highly indicative for the presence of medullary thyroid carcinomas… (More)
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2006
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2006
This article describes a case of lung cancer with associated hypercalcitoninemia in a man with a goitre. The case raises the… (More)
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2002
2002
OBJECTIVE To describe a case of cervical carcinoma metastatic to the thyroid in association with ectopic production of calcitonin… (More)
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2000
2000
liver transplantation in such patients (6). The survival of these patients is dismal, numbered in days (3). Profound hypocalcemia… (More)
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1984
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1984
Calcitonin secreting tumors, as their name indicates, share a common denominator; yet, their clinical, morphological and… (More)
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