Thyroid incidentalomas in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.

@article{Lodewijk2015ThyroidII,
  title={Thyroid incidentalomas in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.},
  author={Lutske Lodewijk and Pim J. Bongers and Jakob W. Kist and Elfi B Conemans and Joanne M. de Laat and Carla R C Pieterman and Anouk N. A. van der Horst-Schrivers and Ciska Jorna and A. R. Hermus and Olaf Matthijs Dekkers and Wouter W de Herder and Madeleine L. Drent and Peter H. Bisschop and Bas Havekes and Inne H M Borel Rinkes and M. Vriens and G. D. Valk},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={2015},
  volume={172 4},
  pages={337-42}
}
OBJECTIVE Currently, little is known about the prevalence of thyroid tumors in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) patients and it is unclear whether tumorigenesis of these thyroid tumors is MEN1-related. The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of thyroid incidentalomas in MEN1 patients compared with nonMEN1 patients and to verify whether thyroid tumorigenesis is MEN1-related. DESIGN A cross-sectional study. METHODS The study included two groups: patients with MEN1 and a… CONTINUE READING