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Multiple endocrine neoplasia.

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Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) is characterized by the occurrence of tumours involving two or more endocrine glands; two major forms, referred to as MEN1 and MEN2, are recognized. MEN1 is characterized by parathyroid, pancreatic islet and anterior pituitary tumours, whilst MEN2 is characterized by medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) in association with phaeochromocytoma. There are three clinical variants, referred to as MEN2A, MEN2B and MTC-only. All these forms of MEN may be inherited as a...

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10.1159/000048138

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM
Volume:
56 Suppl 1
Issue:
SUPPL. 1
Pages:
67-72
Publication date:
2001
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EISSN:
1423-0046
ISSN:
0301-0163
URN:
uuid:de1bd6c4-4b8f-48d4-95b2-d5a06bb7dbf0
Source identifiers:
22925
Local pid:
pubs:22925

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