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Medullary thyroid carcinoma

Disease definition

Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) is developed from thyroid C cells that secrete calcitonin (CT).


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • MTC
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: C73
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0238462
  • MeSH: C536914
  • GARD: 7004
  • MedDRA: 10027101

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