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multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 1


Definition: an autosomal-dominant predisposition to tumors of parathyroid glands, anterior pituitary, endocrine pancreas, and less commonly, other organs.

Synonym(s): multiple endocrine neoplasia type I, Wermer syndrome

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