Disease Information for Carcinoma, medullary, thyroid

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Head and Neck Soft Tissue Mass
Lump in Cervical Area
Neck Anterior Triangle Mass
Neck Mass
Neck Mass Anterior Midline
Painless fixed/hard neck mass/anterior
Unilateral cervical adenopathy
Flushing
Enlarged thyroid gland
Enlarged Thyroid Gland in Elderly
Goiter/thyroid enlargement/mass
Thyroid asymmetric enlargement
Thyroid Mass
Thyroid nodule or lump
Thyromegaly/Symmetric enlargement
Diarrhea
Dysphagia Swallowing Difficulties
Cervical adenopathy
Cervical adenopathy/unilateral
Warm/Extremities dry/warm to touch
Hoarseness
Stridor (Inspiratory noise)
Voice change/disturbance/Unusual
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past history/Pheochromocytoma
Established Disease Population
Patient/Multiple/MEN2/endocrine adenomata
Family History
Family history/Endocrine disorder
Family history/MEA/endocrine tumors
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
RET Oncogene Mutation
Chromosomal abnormality (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
TSH/Thyroid stimulating hormone (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
ACTH/Corticotrpin/Adrenocortical Hypertrophic hormone (Lab)
Calcitonin plasma/serum (Lab)
CEA/Carcinoembryonic antigen (Lab)
Free T4 (Lab)
FTI/Free Thyroxin Index (Lab)
Fucose (Lab)
Histaminase serum (Lab)
Histamine (Lab)
Parathyroid hormone PTH (Lab)
Thyroxin/T4 (Lab)
Tri-iodothyronine/T3 as Resin Uptake (Lab)
Vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP) (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
BX/Thyroid biopsy/Calcitonin/tumor stain pos
BX/Thyroid biopsy/Fine needle/abnormal
BX/Thyroid/Myelomonocytic antigen Leu-M1/Tumor stain
PATH/Tissue CEA increased
Isotope Scan
Isotope/Thyroid Scan Abnormal
X-RAY
Xray/Lateral neck film/soft tissue abnormal
Xray/Bone lesion, solitary lytic
Xray/Osteoblastic metastasis/Skeletal
Ultrasound
Ultrasound/Thyroid abnormal
Ultrasound/Thyroid solid nodule
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Goiter simple/non-endemic
Thyroid adenoma
Associated Disease & Complications
Amyloidosis, systemic
Carcinoid syndrome/metastatic carcinoid
Dermatomyositis
Diabetes mellitus
Ectopic ACTH production syndrome
Endocrine adenomata, multiple, type 2/MEA II
Hyperthyroid status
Metastatic bone disease
Metastatic liver disease
Metastatic lung disease
Multiple endocrine adenomata/hereditary
Paraneoplastic syndrome
Polymyositis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid malignancy/carcinoma
Thyroid medullary carcinoma
Vocal cord paralysis
Mass in Bone
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Endocrine gland (category)
CLASS/Thyroid gland disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Gene locus 10q11.2
Pathophysiology/Gene locus 1q21-q22
Pathophysiology/Gene locus Chromosome 1
Pathophysiology/Gene locus Chromosome 10
Pathophysiology/Gene locus Chromosome 10q
Pathophysiology/Gene Locus Identified/OMIM database
Pathophysiology/Genomic indentifiers (polymorphism/snip/mutations)
Pathophysiology/Oncogene RET/Locus 10q
Pathophysiology/Somatic mutation Tumor Tissue
Pathophysiology/Vasoactive substance cellular release
Process
PROCESS/Calcifying neoplasm/malignancy (ex)
PROCESS/Endocrine/humoral disorders (category)
PROCESS/Malignancy/cancer (ex)
PROCESS/Neoplastic (category)
PROCESS/Malignancy/thyroid (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Radioactive iodine
SX/Thyroidectomy
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Surgery
Definition
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