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Guidelines for diagnosis and therapy of MEN type 1 and type 2.

Abstract:

This is a consensus statement from an international group, mostly of clinical endocrinologists. MEN1 and MEN2 are hereditary cancer syndromes. The commonest tumors secrete PTH or gastrin in MEN1, and calcitonin or catecholamines in MEN2. Management strategies improved after the discoveries of their genes. MEN1 has no clear syndromic variants. Tumor monitoring in MEN1 carriers includes biochemical tests yearly and imaging tests less often. Neck surgery includes subtotal or total parathyroidect...

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10.1210/jc.86.12.5658

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Brandi, ML More by this author
Bilezikian, JP More by this author
Beck-Peccoz, P More by this author
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Journal:
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism
Volume:
86
Issue:
12
Pages:
5658-5671
Publication date:
2001-12-05
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EISSN:
1945-7197
ISSN:
0021-972X
URN:
uuid:9b797a2e-2ed8-43fa-af44-1ec8c21059ea
Source identifiers:
18515
Local pid:
pubs:18515

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