Multiple Endocrine Adenomatosis

  • C. R. Kannan


Multiple endocrine adenomatosis is a familial disorder characterized by pluriglandular abnormalities, most commonly expressed as hypersecretory syndromes. The underlying histological abnormality consists of hyperplasia, adenoma, or even carcinoma.


Thyroid Nodule Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide Medullary Carcinoma Islet Cell Tumor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. R. Kannan
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Cook County HospitalUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA

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