What is the role of imaging studies 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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Conventional imaging is not useful for all types of MEN1-related tumors. However, researchers have found that 68Ga-DOTATATE PET/CT is useful in the workup of MEN1 because it provides a panoramic view of MEN1-related lesions. [27, 28]


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