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Differentiated thyroid carcinoma

Disease definition

Differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC), also known as papillary or follicular thyroid carcinoma, is a slow-growing malignancy usually presenting in adults as an asymptomatic thyroid mass.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Papillary or follicular thyroid carcinoma
    • Well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: C73
  • OMIM: 188550  607464
  • UMLS: C0238463
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 12027
  • MedDRA: -

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