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Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 3

Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 3: Introduction

Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 3 is a rare hereditary hormonal disorder characterized by enlarged endocrine glands (hormone-producing glands) or formation of tumors on endocrine glands. MEN type 3 can consist of thyroid cancer, pheochromocytoma (adrenal gland tumor) and neuromas (growths around the nerves). Spinal and digestive abnormalities are also often involved. The abbreviation MEN Type 3 or MEN Type 2-B is often used. ...more »

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Treatments for Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 3

  • Treatment is dependant upon the type of tumor that is present, its location, staging and any hormonal abnormalities that may be present. Treatment includes:
  • Medical management of hormonal abnormalities - often as a temporizing measure before surgery
  • Surgical excision of tumors - mainstay of treatment
  • Chemo and radiotherapy may be utilized in specific circumstances
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