Multiple endocrine neoplasia type II

Multiple endocrine neoplasia type II (MEN2) is also known as mucosal neuroma syndrome or multiple endocrine adenomatosis. It is a collection of syndromes characterized by the presence of multiple endocrine tumors. 

They are autosomal dominant in inheritance, and share medullary thyroid carcinoma as a feature. They are divided into:

See also

Share article

Article information

rID: 1620
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • MEN II
  • Multiple endocrine neoplasia type II (MEN II)
  • MEN 2

Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads

Cases and figures

  • Case 1a: medullary thyroid cancer
    Drag here to reorder.
  • Case 1b: pheochromocytoma
    Drag here to reorder.
  • Updating… Please wait.

     Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

     Thank you for updating your details.