Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes and Carney Complex
Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) syndromes
Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) syndromes are inheriteddisorders that affect the endocrine system. The endocrine system is made up of glands and cells that make hormones and release them into the blood. MEN syndromes may cause hyperplasia (the growth of too many normal cells) or tumors that may be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer).
There are several types of MEN syndrome...
For prescription medicine, before your child's
next dose (the same day), call the doctor who prescribed it to
determine whether your child should stop taking the medicine or take a
different one. An appointment may not be necessary.
nonprescription medicine, stop giving your child the medicine. If you feel your
child needs to continue taking the medicine, call your doctor.
Primary Medical Reviewer
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
David Messenger, MD
October 6, 2010
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
October 06, 2010
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