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Multiple endocrine neoplasia type I

Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) type I, also known as Wermer syndrome, is an autosomal dominant syndrome characterised by:

Other associations

Clinical presenation

Primary hyperparathyroidism is one of the commonest presentations.

Pathology

Genetics

Abnormality is related to a tumour suppresor gene located in chromosome 11q13

History and etymology

It was first characterised by P Wermer et al. in 1954 3.

Mnemonic

  • PPP or PiParPanc

See also

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