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ea0049ep323 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2017

Parathyroid carcinoma can be misdiagnosis with medullary thyroid cancer: how is that possible?

Mokrysheva Natalia , Krupinova Julia , Pigarova Ekaterina , Platonova Nadezhda , Voronkova Iya , lanschakov Kirill

Background: Hypercalcemia may stimulate thyroidÂ’s C-cells to produce the calcitonin, that could lead to misdiagnosis of medullary thyroid cancer.Clinical case: A 47-year-old woman suffered from fracture of the left knee. She could not walk and used a wheelchair. CT scan in a public hospital detected multiple bone lytic changes in the ribs and vertebrae (mts?), tumor in the liver (mts?) and node in the thyroid gland 2.6*1.9 cm. Thyroid biopsy showed ...