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Multiple endocrine neoplasia type I

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

Other associations

Clinical presenation

Primary hyperparathyroidism is one of the commonest presentations.



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


It was first characterised by P Wermer in 1954 3 


  • PPP or PiParPanc

See also

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