Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma (ATC) is the most aggressive thyroid gland cancer.
The female to male ratio is approximately 3:1.
Peak incidence occurs during the sixth to seventh decades of life.
Anaplastic carcinoma of thyroid is believed to occur in previously undetected long standing thyroid carcinoma e.g papillary,follicular.
• Rapidly growing neck mass.
• Bone pain
• Serum calcium levels detected to rule out medullary or parathyroid carcinomas.
• Chest radiography.
• Preoperative cervical ultrasonography.
• Cervical CT scanning.
• Bone scanning.
• Positron emission tomography.
• Fine needle aspiration cytology.
Surgery in combination with radiation and chemotherapy.
The outlook for this disease is poor. Most people do not survive longer than 6 months.
Spread of tumor within the neck.
Metastasis of cancer to other parts of body.
• Parathyroid carcinoma
• Thyroid lymphoma
• Thyroid nodule
• Subacute thyroiditis
• Thyroid medullary carcinoma
• Thyroid papillary carcinoma
•Well indicated medicine for scrofulous affections especially of enlarged glands, tonsils etc.
•Very good medicine for cancer of thyroid.
•There occur enlargements of thyroid about time of puberty.
•Patient suffers from hectic fever with green purulent expectoration.
•Weariness of whole body.
•Thyroid tumors, cysts or thyroid gland enlargements.
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