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What does MEN-2 stand for?

MEN-2 stands for Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2

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Our 2006 Clinical Chemistry report demonstrated that mutation scanning of RET (ret protooncogene) detects mutations causative of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (3).
Biochemical evaluation should include a 24-hour urine collection for norepinephrine, epinephrine, metanephrines, normetanephrines, dopamine, and VMA, or plasma metanephrines and normetanephrines, which is expensive, but more sensitive, especially in patients who may harbor occult diagnoses of familial syndromes, such as multiple endocrine neoplasia Type 2, Von Hippel Lindau or familial paragangliomas.
Presymptomatic DNA screening in families with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 and familial medullary thyroid carcinoma.