International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 5, Part D (2018)
Medullary carcinoma of thyroid: Retrospective analysis
Subhranshu Jena, Rajshekar Shantappa, Ajit Kumar Kushwaha G and Suryanarayana Raju
To describe outcome of patients with medullary carcinoma of thyroid.
Methods: Retrospective descriptive study of patient record from 1999 to 2011. Study includes patients treated in surgical oncology department of NIMS, Hyderabad
Result: Surgical resection is the mainstay of the treatment. Perineural invasion is a adverse prognostic feature in addition to positive cervical nodes and positive margin.
Conclusion: Medullary carcinoma thyroid are rare neuroendocrine tumor of thyroid. Treatment is complete surgical resection which may require viscera resection. Adjuvant RT should be given in case of adverse prognostic factors like perineural invasion, positive margins and positive nodes.
How to cite this article:
Subhranshu Jena, Rajshekar Shantappa, Ajit Kumar Kushwaha G, Suryanarayana Raju. Medullary carcinoma of thyroid: Retrospective analysis. Int J Appl Res 2018;4(5):213-214.