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Disease Thyroid Carcinoma, Anaplastic

Name Thyroid Carcinoma, Anaplastic
Synonyms Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer | Anaplastic Thyroid Cancers | Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma | Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinomas | Cancer, Anaplastic Thyroid | Cancers, Anaplastic Thyroid | Carcinoma, Anaplastic Thyroid | Carcinomas, Anaplastic Thyroid | Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic | Thyroid Cancers, Anaplastic | Thyroid Carcinomas, Anaplastic
Definition An aggressive THYROID GLAND malignancy which generally occurs in IODINE-deficient areas in people with previous thyroid pathology such as GOITER. It is associated with CELL DEDIFFERENTIATION of THYROID CARCINOMA (e.g., FOLLICULAR THYROID CARCINOMA; PAPILLARY THYROID CANCER). Typical initial presentation is a rapidly growing neck mass which upon metastasis is associated with DYSPHAGIA; NECK PAIN; bone pain; DYSPNEA; and NEUROLOGIC DEFICITS.
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D065646

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DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Carcinoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Thyroid Carcinoma, Anaplastic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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