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What things make multiple endocrine neoplasia more likely?

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Dr. Devon Webster
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: Family history

Men (multiple endocrine neoplasia) syndromes are genetically passed through families.
A person with one of these syndromes has a 50% chance of passing it to a child.

In brief: Family history

Men (multiple endocrine neoplasia) syndromes are genetically passed through families.
A person with one of these syndromes has a 50% chance of passing it to a child.
Dr. Devon Webster
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
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In brief: Genetics

These disorders are characterized by their own genetic mutations.
Men1 gene mutation is the primary defect in men 1. The ret gene mutations are responsible for the men 2 disorders. A first degree family history of either disorder, particularly in parents, merits genetic testing in offspring. Knowing about genetic potential allows anticipatory screening/surgery for possible problems.

In brief: Genetics

These disorders are characterized by their own genetic mutations.
Men1 gene mutation is the primary defect in men 1. The ret gene mutations are responsible for the men 2 disorders. A first degree family history of either disorder, particularly in parents, merits genetic testing in offspring. Knowing about genetic potential allows anticipatory screening/surgery for possible problems.
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