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Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2

Disease definition

A multiple endocrine neoplasia, a polyglandular cancer syndrome. There are two forms of MEN2: MEN2A and MEN2B.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • MEN2
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Adult, Adolescent, Childhood
  • ICD-10: D44.8
  • OMIM: 155240  162300  171400
  • UMLS: C0025268
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 3830
  • MedDRA: 10028191

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