Medical Definition of Multiple endocrine neoplasia

1. (type I) This is a hereditary disorder in which two or more of the following glands: parathyroid, pancreas, pituitary, adrenals or thyroid develop hyperplasia or a tumour. (type II) This is a hereditary disorder in which two or more of the following glands: thyroid, adrenal or parathyroid, develop overgrowth (hyperplasia) or malignant cells (cancer). The underlying cause is genetic and a positive family history for this illness is a risk factor. Incidence: approximately 3 in 100,000 people in the general population. Origin: Gr. Plassein = to form (27 Sep 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia

multiple allelism
multiple amputation
multiple anchorage
multiple birth
multiple birth offspring
multiple carboxylase deficiency
multiple chemical sensitivity
multiple cloning site
multiple correlation
multiple correlation coefficient
multiple drug resistant tuberculosis
multiple ego states
multiple embolism
multiple endocrine adenomatosis
multiple endocrine deficiency syndrome
multiple endocrine neoplasia (current term)
multiple endocrine neoplasia 1
multiple endocrine neoplasia 2
multiple endocrine neoplasia 3
multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1
multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2
multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2a
multiple epiphysial dysplasia
multiple exostosis
multiple expansion
multiple expansions
multiple exposure
multiple fission
multiple fracture

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