Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2b: Phenotype recognition; neurological features and their pathological basis

@article{Dyck1979MultipleEN,
  title={Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2b: Phenotype recognition; neurological features and their pathological basis},
  author={Peter James Dyck and J. Carney and G. Sizemore and H. Okazaki and W. S. Brimijoin and E. Lambert},
  journal={Annals of Neurology},
  year={1979},
  volume={6}
}
Sixteen patients affected with multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2b (MEN 2b), were evaluated by clinical, neurological, nerve conduction and electromyographic, and postmortem examinations. Eight of the 11 patients examined clinically had symptoms: 5, neurogenic constipation; 1, failing vision due to hypertrophied corneal nerves; 1, neuromuscular symptoms and pes cavus; and 1, facial disfigurement. Expression of the dominantly inherited MEN 2b gene is more variable than previously known. When… Expand
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