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Carcinoma, Medullary

A carcinoma composed mainly of epithelial elements with little or no stroma. Medullary carcinomas of the breast constitute 5%-7% of all mammary carcinomas; medullary carcinomas of the thyroid comprise 3%-10% of all thyroid malignancies. (From Dorland, 27th ed; DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1141; Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)

Year introduced: 1994

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Tree Number(s): C04.557.465.625.650.240.315, C04.557.470.200.025.370.315, C04.557.470.615.315, C04.557.580.625.650.240.315

MeSH Unique ID: D018276

Entry Terms:

  • Carcinomas, Medullary
  • Medullary Carcinoma
  • Medullary Carcinomas

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