What is the role of medical therapy in the treatment of ectopic endocrine tumors of the mediastinum?

Updated: Feb 16, 2021
  • Author: Mary C Mancini, MD, PhD, MMM; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, MSc, DSc, AGAF  more...
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Surgical resection is the treatment of choice for parathyroid adenomas and carcinomas of the mediastinum.

Treat thyroid neoplasms with surgical resection. Other treatment modalities used for unresectable mediastinal tumor are identical to those used for metastatic thyroid disease from the cervically located gland.


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