Multiple endocrine neoplasia type II

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
Tag: endocrine
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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