Skip to main content
Article thumbnail
Location of Repository

Sporadic Medullary Microcarcinoma in a Young Patient - A Rare Case

By Vijayshankar S, Amita K, Abhishek M and Manjunath D


Sporadic medullary microcarcinoma of thyroid is a rare disease detected usually in 0.15% of all thyroid malignancy. We report a case of sporadic medullary microcarcinoma (MMC) of thyroid in a 24 year old male presenting as solitary thyroid nodule. There was no family history of medullary carcinoma of thyroid. Although medullary carcinoma in a familial setting have been reported, sporadic MMC is rare especially in a young patient

Topics: Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
Publisher: Dr. B.S. Kakkilaya
Year: 2010
OAI identifier:
Download PDF:
Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s):
  • (external link)
  • (external link)
  • Suggested articles


    1. (1999). Medullary thyroid microcarcinoma: A clinicopathologic retrospective study of 38 patients with no prior familial disease. Hum Pathol.
    2. Thyroid Microcarcinoma: Fine Needle Aspiration Diagnosis and Histologic Follow up.
    3. (2007). Tumors of the thyroid and parathyroid glands. In:

    To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.