Orphanet: Multiple endocrine neoplasia

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Multiple endocrine neoplasia

Disease definition

Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) is a group of rare inherited cancer syndromes characterized by the development of two or more endocrine gland tumors, sometimes with tumor development in other tissues or organs.


Classification level: Group of disorders
  • Synonym(s):
    • MEN
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: D44.8
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0027662
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: 10061299
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