Authors
Lisa Mears, Salvador J Diaz-Cano
Publication date
2003/2/1
Journal
The American journal of surgical pathology
Volume
27
Issue
2
Pages
266-267
Publisher
LWW
Description
A recent paper has focused the attention on the distinction of familial from sporadic
medullary thyroid carcinomas (MTCs). 3 This distinction is normally based on subtle
morphologic changes, and it has been proven difficult for this and other pathologic
conditions, such as melanocytic nevi associated with the atypical mole syndrome. 3, 6 The
authors clearly conclude that there is no single morphologic criterion reliable for that
distinction, although some findings tend to be more frequent in familial tumors. However, ...
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L Mears, SJ Diaz-Cano - The American journal of surgical pathology, 2003