hrp0089rfc14.5 | Multisystem Endocrine Disorders | ESPE2018
, Valk Gerlof
, Stuart Annemarie Verrijn
Background: Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B (MEN 2B) is a rare endocrine disease associated with early and aggressive medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC), pheochromocytoma and several non-endocrine manifestations. MEN 2B is often diagnosed late, when symptomatic thyroid disease is present. Recognition of early, often non-endocrine, manifestations is elemental and may lead to early intervention through early diagnosis. However, early recognition is complicated by both the br...