ea0063p753 | Thyroid 2 | ECE2019
, Beleslin Biljana
, Ciric Jasmina
, Stojanovic Milos
, Zarkovic Milos
Calcitonin is a polypeptide hormone synthesized and secreted by the parafollicular cells of the thyroid gland, and has been considered as a good marker for medullary thyroid carcinoma. But several physiologic and pathologic conditions other than medullary thyroid carcinoma have been associated with increased levels of calcitonin. A 39-year old woman was admitted to our hospital for further testing due to high calcitonin level (467 ng/L) measured by immunochemiluminometric assa...