How is multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B (MEN 2B) characterized?

Updated: Aug 10, 2018
  • Author: Michael A Blake, MBBCh, MRCPI, FRCR; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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MEN 2B is characterized by the following:

  • Medullary thyroid carcinoma
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Mucosal neurofibromatosis
  • Intestinal ganglioneuromatosis
  • Hirschsprung disease
  • Marfanoid body habitus

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