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Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia

"Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A group of autosomal dominant diseases characterized by the combined occurrence of tumors involving two or more ENDOCRINE GLANDS that secrete PEPTIDE HORMONES or AMINES. These neoplasias are often benign but can be malignant. They are classified by the endocrine glands involved and the degree of aggressiveness. The two major forms are MEN1 and MEN2 with gene mutations on CHROMOSOME 11 and CHROMOSOME 10, respectively.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 15 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2000 and 2004
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.