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multiple endocrine neoplasia III


Definition: syndrome characterized by tumors found in MEN2, tall, thin habitus, prominent lips, and neuromas of the tongue and eyelids; autosomal dominant inheritance, caused by mutation in the RET oncogene on 10q.

Synonym(s): multiple endocrine neoplasia IIB

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