Multiple endocrine neoplasia type II

Last revised by Rohit Sharma on 4 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:

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Cases and figures

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