from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Formation of new tissue.
- n. Formation of a neoplasm or neoplasms.
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- n. The formation of new tissue
- n. The formation of a neoplasm
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Growth or development of new material; neoplasty.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The formation of neoplasms or true tumors.
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- n. the pathological process that results in the formation and growth of a tumor
(e.g., chronic fatigue had resolved or an illness that could explain fatiguing symptoms such as neoplasia had emerged).
Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B (MEN2B) is characterized by an increased risk for medullary cancer of the thyroid (MTC), pheochromocytoma, mucosal neuromas (benign growths) of the lips and tongue, and distinctive physical characteristics, such as enlarged lips and slender body type.
However, it is important to remember that not all patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 carry a detectable alteration in theRET gene.
In order to determine on a molecular level if a person has multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (MEN2), a genetic test must be completed.
How does one test for multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (MEN2)?
Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (MEN2) is a rare hereditary cancer syndrome, affecting approximately1 in 30,000 people.
What is multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (MEN2)?
The Pediatric Thyroid Center is a multidisciplinary center that cares for children and adolescents with thyroid disease, to include hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and a specific focus on the evaluation and care of thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer, including medullary thyroid cancer and the multiple endocrine neoplasia syndromes (MEN).
What causes multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (MEN2)?
How do you diagnose multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (MEN2)?