Medullary carcinoma

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Medullary carcinoma
Medullary thyroid carcinoma - 2 - high mag.jpg
Micrograph of a medullary carcinoma of the thyroid. H&E stain.
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Medullary carcinoma may refer to one of several different tumors of epithelial origin. As the term "medulla" is a generic anatomic descriptor for the mid-layer of various organ tissues, a medullary tumor usually arises from the "mid-layer tissues" of the relevant organ.

Medullary carcinoma most commonly refers to:

Medullary carcinoma may also refer to tumors of:

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