[Germline mutations in the MEN1 gene: basis for predictive genetic screening and clinical management of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) families].

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Mutations in the MEN 1 gene were recently discovered as the causative genetic defect of the autosomal dominantly inherited multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1. It was the aim of this study to evaluate the spectrum of MEN 1 mutations in our own series of patients in order to obtain a basis for predictive family screening. PATIENTS… (More)

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