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thyroid carcinoma medular

T Danĕk, R Janousek, K Havlícek
There is discussed case of malignant paraganglioma with cervical lymph node metastasis that was complicated by mistake during peroperative histology. Peroperative histological examination revealed metastasis of medular carcinoma of thyroid gland. Total thyroidectomy was performed. Postoperative histological assessment revealed metastasis of carotic paraganglioma. Tumour was resected together with carotic arteries. Their reconstruction was performed during second procedure.
January 2006: Rozhledy V Chirurgii: Měsíčník Československé Chirurgické Společnosti
B B Mendonça, G Madureira, W Bloise, A Albergaria, A Halpern, B Liberman, S M Villares, M C Batista, V F Avancini, C T Nitterdorfi
The authors studied 8 patients (4 males and 4 females) with Cushing's syndrome due to ectopic ACTH secretion. Chronological age ranged from 15 to 45 years and duration of the disease ranged from 3 to 48 months. All patients presented typical signs of Cushing's syndrome, blood hypertension, and four of them had hyperpigmentation of the skin. Five patients had fasting hyperglycemia and all patients but one had serum hypokalemia (serum K = 2.2 to 3.9mEq/l). The circadian rhythm of cortisol was absent in all patients and basal cortisol levels were elevated in all patients but one...
January 1989: Revista Paulista de Medicina
J J Campos Dana, M Faubel Serra, J J Artazkoz del Toro, J B Vendrell Marqués, J Dalmau Galofre, F Piñón Selles
We comment our attitude in dealing with lymph nodes and thyroid gland surgery for thyroid cancer. This was based on our 10 years experience with such surgery, in which we have performed 350 chirurgic interventions. Of them, in 55 cases a thyroid carcinoma was detected (36 papilar, 13 follicular, 4 medular, 1 anaplasic and 1 metastasic clear-cell carcinoma).
November 1990: Acta Otorrinolaringológica Española
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