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Sipple's syndrome

Introduction: Sipple's syndrome

Description of Sipple's syndrome

Sipple's syndrome (medical condition): Rare inherited disease causing tumors in multiple glands...more »

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Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2:
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  »Symptoms of Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2

Sipple's syndrome: A type of multiple endocrine neoplasia characterized by a virtually 100% incidence of medullary thyroid carcinoma, a 50% incidence of pheochromocytoma, and a lesser incidence of parathyroid adenomas associated with hyperparathyroidism. The condition is always transmitted through autosomal dominant inheritance. Genetic testing can identify individuals with the trait in early infancy. Treatment is usually excision of the enlarged parathyroid glands. (From Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, pp1172-75)
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Sipple's syndrome: Related Topics

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Sipple's syndrome as a Disease

Sipple's syndrome: Another name for Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2
  »Symptoms of Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2

Sipple's syndrome: Related Diseases

Sipple's syndrome: Sipple's syndrome is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Sipple's syndrome (Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2)

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