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Multiple endocrine neoplasia

Introduction: Multiple endocrine neoplasia

Description of Multiple endocrine neoplasia

Multiple endocrine neoplasia (medical condition): A group of conditions that is characterised by the...more »

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Multiple endocrine neoplasia: group of specific, familial syndromes characterized by simultaneous neoplastic transformation of multiple endocrine tissues, typically the parathyroid glands, pancreatic islets, and anterior pituitary.
Source: CRISP

Multiple endocrine neoplasia: A group of autosomal dominant diseases characterized by the combined occurrence of tumors involving two or more ENDOCRINE GLANDS that secrete PEPTIDE HORMONES or AMINES. These neoplasias are often benign but can be malignant. They are classified by the endocrine glands involved and the degree of aggressiveness. The two major forms are MEN1 and MEN2 with gene mutations on CHROMOSOME 11 and CHROMOSOME 10, respectively.
Source: MeSH 2007

Multiple endocrine neoplasia: Related Topics

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Multiple endocrine neoplasia: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Multiple endocrine neoplasia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Multiple endocrine neoplasia, or a subtype of Multiple endocrine neoplasia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Multiple endocrine neoplasia as a Disease

Multiple endocrine neoplasia (medical condition): See Multiple endocrine neoplasia (disease information).
  »Introduction: Multiple endocrine neoplasia
  »Symptoms of Multiple endocrine neoplasia

Multiple endocrine neoplasia: Related Diseases

Multiple endocrine neoplasia: Multiple endocrine neoplasia is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Multiple endocrine neoplasia: Article Excerpts

Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) is a group of rare diseases caused by genetic defects that lead to hyperplasia ...(Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

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Multiple endocrine neoplasia: Related Disease Topics

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Terms Similar to Multiple endocrine neoplasia:

Source - NIH

  • Adenomatosis, Familial Endocrine
  • Endocrine Neoplasia, Multiple
  • Neoplasia, Multiple Endocrine
  • Neoplasms, Multiple Endocrine

Source - MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Multiple endocrine neoplasia

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

The term Multiple endocrine neoplasia can be used for:

Source: CRISP

The description of Multiple endocrine neoplasia may also be used for the following terms:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Multiple endocrine neoplasia

The following list attempts to classify Multiple endocrine neoplasia into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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