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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 43-47

Thyroid cancer in Gardner's syndrome: Case report and review of literature


Department of Medical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India

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Vanita Noronha
Department of Medical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2278-330X.96510

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Gardner's syndrome is a variant of familial adenomatous polyposis. A multitude of extra-colonic manifestations including various endocrine tumors have been associated with this syndrome, the commonest of which is thyroid cancer. Majority of the patients with thyroid cancer and Gardner's syndrome are females. Here we describe a male patient with Gardner's syndrome who subsequently developed thyroid cancer.


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