Multiple endocrine neoplasia type II

Last revised by Dr Rohit Sharma on 04 Mar 2018

Multiple endocrine neoplasia type II (MEN2) is also known as mucosal neuroma syndrome or multiple endocrine adenomatosis. It is a collection of syndromes characterized by the presence of multiple endocrine tumors. 

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

See also

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Cases and figures

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