Multiple endocrine neoplasia type II

Dr Henry Knipe and A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) type II is also known as mucosal neuroma syndrome or multiple endocrine adenomatosis. It is a collection of syndromes characterised by the presence of multiple endocrine tumours. 

They are autosomal dominant in inheritance, and share medullary thyroid carcinoma as a feature. They are divided into:

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rID: 1620
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • MEN II
  • Multiple endocrine neoplasia type II (MEN II)

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    Case 1a: medullary thyroid cancer
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    Case 1b: pheochromocytoma
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