multiple endocrine neoplasia 3

mul·ti·ple en·do·crine ne·o·pla·si·a 3

(MEN3) (mŭl'ti-pĕl en'dō-krin nē-ō-plā'zē-ă)
Syndrome characterized by tumors found in MEN2, tall, thin habitus, prominent lips, and neuromas of the tongue and eyelids; autosomal dominant inheritance, caused by mutation in the RET oncogene on 10q.
Synonym(s): multiple endocrine neoplasia 2B.
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