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multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2A

 

Definition: an autosomal-dominant predisposition to tumors of thyroid C cells (medullary carcinoma), adrenal medulla (pheochromocytoma), and nodular hyperplasia of parathyroid glands.

Synonym(s): multiple endocrine neoplasia type IIA

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