calcitonin stimulation test

calcitonin stimulation test

A clinical test used in patients with normal levels of calcitonin, in whom C-cell hyperplasia or medullary carcinoma of thyroid (MCT) is suspected.
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Results of the calcitonin stimulation test in normal volunteers compared with genetically unaffected members of MEN 2A and familial medullary thyroid carcinoma families.
Omeprazole: calcitonin stimulation test for the diagnosis, follow-up and family screening in medullary thyroid carcinoma.

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