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Term:
thyroid gland anaplastic carcinoma (DOID:0080522)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
spindle epithelial tumor with thymus-like differentiation tumor 
thyroid gland adenocarcinoma +   
thyroid gland anaplastic carcinoma  
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.
thyroid gland medullary carcinoma +   
thyroid gland mucoepidermoid carcinoma 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: anaplastic thyroid cancer ;   anaplastic thyroid cancers ;   anaplastic thyroid carcinoma ;   anaplastic thyroid carcinomas
Primary IDs: MESH:D065646
Xrefs: NCI:C3878
Definition Sources: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28707679

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