Role of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 mutational analysis in clinical practice.

@article{Newey2011RoleOM,
  title={Role of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 mutational analysis in clinical practice.},
  author={Paul J. Newey and Rajesh V Thakker},
  journal={Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 Suppl 3},
  pages={8-17}
}
OBJECTIVE To review and assess the role of MEN1 mutational analysis in clinical practice. METHODS Articles relevant to MEN1 mutation testing and screening were reviewed. RESULTS Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN 1) is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by the combined occurrence of tumors of the parathyroid glands, pancreatic islet cells, and anterior pituitary gland. MEN 1 is associated with premature mortality attributable primarily to malignant pancreatic neuroendocrine… CONTINUE READING
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