MEN 2 syndrome masquerading as MEN 1

@inproceedings{Tarek2012MEN2S,
  title={MEN 2 syndrome masquerading as MEN 1},
  author={Ezzat Tarek and Rajeev Paramesawaran and Ben Phillips and Greg P Sadler},
  booktitle={Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England},
  year={2012}
}
Patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) type 2A develop medullary thyroid cancer, which is associated with poor prognosis in its metastatic stage. Hyperparathyroidism is a common finding in both MEN 1 and 2. We report a 68-year-old patient diagnosed clinically with MEN 1 based on the presence of hyperparathyroidism and pituitary Cushing's disease with no supporting genetic evidence. The hyperparathyroidism was later found to be part of MEN 2A with underlying metastatic medullary… CONTINUE READING
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