What is the role of biopsy in the workup 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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Skin biopsy may or may not be required in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1), depending on the clinical appearance, the physician's experience, and whether the skin findings are being used to help establish the diagnosis of MEN1.


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