Wermer syndrome

A rare, inherited disorder that affects the endocrine glands and can cause tumors in the parathyroid and pituitary glands and the pancreas. These tumors (usually benign) cause the glands to secrete high levels of hormones, which can lead to other medical problems, such as kidney stones, fertility problems, and severe ulcers. In some cases, tumors inside the pancreas can become cancerous. Also called multiple endocrine adenomatosis, multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 syndrome, and MEN1 syndrome.

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  • Wermer — Paul L., U.S. internist, 1898–1975. See W. syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • MEN1 syndrome — A rare, inherited disorder that affects the endocrine glands and can cause tumors in the parathyroid and pituitary glands and the pancreas. These tumors (usually benign) cause the glands to secrete high levels of hormones, which can lead to other …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 syndrome — A rare, inherited disorder that affects the endocrine glands and can cause tumors in the parathyroid and pituitary glands and the pancreas. These tumors (usually benign) cause the glands to secrete high levels of hormones, which can lead to other …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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