Medical Definition of Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2a

1. A type of multiple endocrine neoplasia characterised by a virtually 100% incidence of medullary thyroid carcinoma, a 50% incidence of pheochromocytoma, and a lesser incidence of parathyroid adenomas associated with hyperparathyroidism. The condition is always transmitted through autosomal dominant inheritance. Genetic testing can identify individuals with the trait in early infancy. Treatment is usually excision of the enlarged parathyroid glands. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2a

multiple chemical sensitivity
multiple cloning site
multiple correlation
multiple correlation coefficient
multiple drug resistant tuberculosis
multiple ego states
multiple embolism
multiple endocrine adenomatosis
multiple endocrine deficiency syndrome
multiple endocrine neoplasia
multiple endocrine neoplasia 1
multiple endocrine neoplasia 2
multiple endocrine neoplasia 3
multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1
multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2
multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2a (current term)
multiple epiphysial dysplasia
multiple exostosis
multiple expansion
multiple expansions
multiple exposure
multiple fission
multiple fracture
multiple fruit
multiple fruits
multiple gestation
multiple glandular deficiency syndrome
multiple hamartoma syndrome
multiple idiopathic haemorrhagic sarcoma

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