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1

What are the characteristics of MEN1? (Wermer Syndrome)?

1) Parathyroid tumors 2) Pituitary tumors (prolactin or GH) 3) Pancreatic endocrine tumors (zollinger ellison syndrome, insulinomas, VIPomas, glucagonomas

2

What is the mneumonic for MEN1?

The 3 P's: Parathyroid, Pituitary, Pancreas

3

MEN 2A (Sipple Syndrome) characteristics?

1) Medullary thyroid carcinoma (secretes calcitonin) 2) Pheochromocytoma 3) Parathyroid hyperplasia

4

mneumonic for MEN2A

2 P's: Parathyroids and pheochromocytoma

5

MEN2B characteristics?

1) Medullary thyroid carcinoma (secrtes calcitonin) 2 Pheochromocytoma 3) Oral/intestinal ganglioneuromatosis (mucosal neuromas) 4) Associated with marfanoid habitus

6

ret gene mutation is associated with which men's ?

MEN2A and MEN2B

7

MEN syndromes autosomal dominant or recessive?

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