Multiple leiomyomas of the esophagus, lung, and uterus in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.

@article{McKeeby2001MultipleLO,
  title={Multiple leiomyomas of the esophagus, lung, and uterus in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.},
  author={Jeffrey L McKeeby and Xiaolu Li and Zhengping Zhuang and Alexander O. Vortmeyer and Shengdong Huang and Mark A Pirner and Monica C. Skarulis and Laura A James-Newton and Stephen J. Marx and Irina A. Lubensky},
  journal={The American journal of pathology},
  year={2001},
  volume={159 3},
  pages={1121-7}
}
Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) is an autosomal dominant hereditary disorder characterized by multiple parathyroid, pancreatic, duodenal, and pituitary neuroendocrine tumors. Nonendocrine mesenchymal tumors, such as lipomas, collagenomas, and angiofibromas have also been reported. MEN1-associated neuroendocrine and some mesenchymal tumors have documented MEN1 gene alterations on chromosome 11q13. To test whether the MEN1 gene is involved in the pathogenesis of multiple smooth muscle… CONTINUE READING

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