multiple endocrine neoplasia 1

mul·ti·ple en·do·crine ne·o·pla·si·a 1

(MEN1) (mŭl'ti-pĕl en'dō-krin nē-ō-plā'zē-ă)
Syndrome characterized by tumors of the pituitary gland, pancreatic islet cells, and parathyroid glands; may be associated with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome; autosomal dominant inheritance, caused by mutation in the MEN1 gene on chromosome 11q.
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There are several genetic syndromes that increase the risk for their development such as Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia 1 and 2 (MEN1 and MEN2), and neurofibromatosis.
Zhuang, "Multiple endocrine neoplasia 1 gene alterations in MEN1-associated and sporadic lipomas," Journal of the National Cancer Institute, vol.
Familial Hyperparathyroidism Syndromes MEN 1 (multiple endocrine neoplasia 1) MEN 2A (multiple endocrine neoplasia 2A) HPT-JT (hyperparathyroidism-jaw tumor syndrome) FIHP (familial isolated hyperparathyroidism)

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