multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2

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multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2

(1) MEN 2A (multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A).
(2) Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B (type 3).
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5% in a screened population with hypertension (20),5% in a population with adrenal incidentaloma (21), and 42% in a population presenting with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A and medullary thyroid cancer (22).
The association of cutaneous amyloidosis and multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A (MEN 2A or Sipple syndrome--a rare autosomal dominant disease characterized by medullary thyroid carcinoma, pheochromocytoma, and primary hyperparathyroidism) has been reported (4).
Cutaneous lichen amyloidosis associated with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A.
Therefore, despite the presence of both pheochromocytoma and hyperparathyroidism, we concluded that this patient did not have multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2a.
The disorder, called Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia type 2A (MEN2A), is
A new hot spot for mutations in the ret protooncogene causing familial medullary thyroid carcinoma and multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A.
RET proto-oncogene mutations affecting codon 790/791: a mild form of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A syndrome?
MTC occurs in the sporadic form in ~70-80% of cases, whereas the remaining 20-30% are represented by three familial forms: multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A (MEN 2A), multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B (MEN 2B), and familial MTC not associated with MEN (1).
Predictive DNA testing and prophylactic thyroidectomy in patients at risk for multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A.
Mutations of the RET protooncogene are associated with several disorders, including Hirschsprung disease, familial medullary thyroid carcinoma (FMTC), and multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A (MEN 2A) and type 2B (MEN 2B).
Genetic analysis of seven Mediterranean families with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A.

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