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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.

Year introduced: 1995

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Tree Number(s): C04.588.322.400, C04.651.600, C04.700.630, C16.320.700.630, C19.344.400

MeSH Unique ID: D009377

Entry Terms:

  • Adenomatosis, Multiple Endocrine
  • Adenomatoses, Multiple Endocrine
  • Endocrine Adenomatoses, Multiple
  • Endocrine Adenomatosis, Multiple
  • Multiple Endocrine Adenomatoses
  • Endocrine Neoplasia, Multiple
  • Multiple Endocrine Adenopathy
  • Adenopathies, Multiple Endocrine
  • Adenopathy, Multiple Endocrine
  • Endocrine Adenopathies, Multiple
  • Endocrine Adenopathy, Multiple
  • Multiple Endocrine Adenopathies
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes
  • Neoplasia, Multiple Endocrine
  • Neoplasms, Multiple Endocrine
  • Familial Endocrine Adenomatosis
  • Multiple Endocrine Adenomatosis
  • Adenomatosis, Familial Endocrine
  • Adenomatoses, Familial Endocrine
  • Endocrine Adenomatoses, Familial
  • Endocrine Adenomatosis, Familial
  • Familial Endocrine Adenomatoses
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasms
  • Endocrine Neoplasms, Multiple

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