Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes: MEN1

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes: MEN1

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Endocrinology

-MEN1 syndrome is composed of hyperparathyroidism, gastrinoma (pancreatic tumor) and pituitary tum or(remember the 3 Ps). Hyperparathyroidism in MEN1 is caused by hyperplasia of the parathyroid glands. Removal of 3 1/2 glands or total parathyroidectomy with autotransplantation is necessary.

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