Which age group has the highest prevalence of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) endocrine tumors?

Updated: Sep 14, 2018
  • Author: Thomas N Darling, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Endocrine tumors in MEN1

The age of onset of endocrine tumors is usually in the teenage years. However, symptoms from these tumors may not appear for several years, and the diagnosis is frequently delayed until the fourth decade of life.


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