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Medullary (thyroid) carcinoma-like carcinoids of the larynx

  • Adel K. El-Naggar (a1), John G. Batsakis (a1), Rena Vassilopoulou-Sellin (a2), Nelson G. Ordonez (a1) and Mario A Luna (a1)...

Abstract

The histopathological spectrum of neuroendocrine neoplasms of the larynx includes a subset that may be indistinguishable from a medullary carcinoma of the thyroid gland. For a patient who presents with a medullary carcinoma-like metastasis in a cervicallymph node and in whom there is no clinically demonstrable thyroid lesion, a laryngeal atypical carcinoid must be excluded. The literature's third example ofa primary medullary carcinoma-like atypical carcinoid of the larynx is presented.

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John G. Batsakis, M.D., Department of Pathology, Box 85, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, Texas 77030.

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Medullary (thyroid) carcinoma-like carcinoids of the larynx

  • Adel K. El-Naggar (a1), John G. Batsakis (a1), Rena Vassilopoulou-Sellin (a2), Nelson G. Ordonez (a1) and Mario A Luna (a1)...

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