Which patient groups have the highest prevalence of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1)?

Updated: Sep 14, 2018
  • Author: Thomas N Darling, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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No racial predilection is known for MEN1. Incidence rates of MEN1 are equal for men and women, and the frequencies of most tumors are similar in men and women, except that bronchial carcinoids are more common in women and thymic carcinoids are more common in men. [1, 16, 17]


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