Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia or Accidental Association?

  • Georgiana Cristina Taujan Endocrinology Department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Brugmann, Brussels, Belgium
  • Felicia Baleanu Endocrinology Department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Brugmann, Brussels, Belgium
  • Linda Spinato Oto-Rhino-Laryngology Department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Brugmann, Brussels, Belgium
  • Ruth Duttmann Anatomic Pathology Department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Brugmann, Brussels, Belgium
  • Rafik Karmali Endocrinology Department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Brugmann, Brussels, Belgium
  • Laura Iconaru Endocrinology Department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Brugmann, Brussels, Belgium

Keywords

Pheochromocytoma, hyperparathyroidism, papillary thyroid carcinoma

Abstract

Pheochromocytoma, papillary thyroid carcinoma and hyperparathyroidism have rarely been reported together. Whether this association is coincidental or results from an unknown genetic predisposition is difficult to ascertain.
We present the case of a patient who was diagnosed with pheochromocytoma, bilateral papillary thyroid carcinoma and parathyroid hyperplasia with primary hyperparathyroidism. A genetic mutation was hypothesized as the connection between these lesions. Previously described mutations were explored.

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Published: 2020-08-10

Issue: Vol 7 No 11 (view)

Section: Articles

How to cite:
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Taujan GC, Baleanu F, Spinato L, Duttmann R, Karmali R, Iconaru L. Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia or Accidental Association?. EJCRIM 2020;7 doi:10.12890/2020_001818.

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