Simultaneous Occurrence of Multiple Neoplasms and Hyperplasias in the Adrenal and Thyroid Gland of the Horse Resembling Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndrome: Case Report and Retrospective Identification of Additional Cases

@article{Cock1999SimultaneousOO,
  title={Simultaneous Occurrence of Multiple Neoplasms and Hyperplasias in the Adrenal and Thyroid Gland of the Horse Resembling Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndrome: Case Report and Retrospective Identification of Additional Cases},
  author={Hilde E V De Cock and Nigel James Maclachlan},
  journal={Veterinary Pathology},
  year={1999},
  volume={36},
  pages={633 - 636}
}
Neoplastic and hyperplastic disorders that affect multiple endocrine tissues in a single individual are well described in humans but less so in domestic animals. Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) in humans is a genetically determined syndrome characterized by the appearance of benign or malignant proliferations within two or more endocrine glands. The primary endocrine tumors that are characteristic of MEN arise from cells that share the capacity for amine precursor uptake and decarboxylation… CONTINUE READING

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