EXTRAPAPILLARY

\ˈɛkstɹəpˌapɪləɹi], \ˈɛkstɹəpˌapɪləɹi], \ˈɛ_k_s_t_ɹ_ə_p_ˌa_p_ɪ_l_ə_ɹ_i]\

Definitions of EXTRAPAPILLARY

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1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop

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  • type multiple endocrine neoplasia characterized by virtually 100% incidence medullary thyroid carcinoma, a 50% pheochromocytoma, and lesser adenomas associated hyperparathyroidism. condition always transmitted through autosomal dominant inheritance. Genetic testing can identify individuals with the trait in early infancy. Treatment is usually excision of enlarged parathyroid glands. (From Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, pp1172-75)
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