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Pancreatic endocrine neoplasia: familial syndromes

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Inherited or familial neuroendocrine tumours of the pancreas are uncommon. The most frequently encountered syndromic form occurs in the setting of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN-1). Sixty per cent of patients with MEN-1 manifest pancreatic endocrine tumours (PETs). These tumours occur in younger patients and tend to be more aggressive than similar sporadic forms. The pancreas displays a range of morphological changes that can assist in making the diagnosis of MEN-1. Ductulo-insular ...

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10.1016/j.mpdhp.2009.01.005

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Clinical Lab Sciences, Biomedical Research Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
Diagnostic Histopathology
Volume:
15
Issue:
2
Pages:
95-98
Publication date:
2009-02-05
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ISSN:
1756-2317
URN:
uuid:b85e7957-68d0-4a4d-b7a9-62c61893089d
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122262
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pubs:122262

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