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Are pituitary tumors genetic?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
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In brief: They can be

Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (men 1) is an autosomal dominant disease involving the pituitary, parathyroid glands, and pancreas primarily.
Patients with this disease have mutations in the men 1 gene. Men1 patients get different tumors in their pituitary glands, but mostly prolactinomas.

In brief: They can be

Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (men 1) is an autosomal dominant disease involving the pituitary, parathyroid glands, and pancreas primarily.
Patients with this disease have mutations in the men 1 gene. Men1 patients get different tumors in their pituitary glands, but mostly prolactinomas.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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