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abnormal increase in number of cells

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C-cell hyperplasia is broadly defined as an increase in the number of C cells within the follicles of the thyroid.
C-cell hyperplasia is divided into reactive or physiologic CCH and neoplastic CCH.
Isthmus-preserving total bilobectomy: an adequate operation for C-cell hyperplasia.
Histopathologic and clinical features of medullary microcarcinoma and C-cell hyperplasia in prophylactic thyroidectomies for medullary carcinoma: A study of 42 cases.
In the presence of germline mutation in the RET proto-oncogene, all C-cell proliferations are neoplastic and may range from the preinvasive C-cell hyperplasia (CCH or medullary carcinoma in situ) to medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC); in this situation the term hyperplasia is a misnomer.
Physiologic versus neoplastic C-cell hyperplasia of the thyroid: separation of distinct histologic and biologic entities.
This variability, particularly at low CT concentrations, led to the recommendation to use reliable and sensitive assays in the screening of MTC and C-cell hyperplasia (1).