Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A

How is multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A inherited?

Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A (MEN 2A) is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern. A person with MEN 2A often inherits the altered RET gene from one parent with the condition.

Last updated on 05-01-20

How rare is multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A?

Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 affects an estimated 1 in 30,000 to 35,000 people. Among the subtypes of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2, type 2A is the most common form, making up 70-80% of cases.

Last updated on 05-01-20

Name: Association for Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Disorders (AMEND) UK, New Zealand, and USA The Warehouse No 1 Draper Street
Southborough Tunbridge Wells Kent TN4 0PG
United Kingdom
Phone: + 44 (0)1892 516076 Email: info@amend.org.uk Url: http://www.amend.org.uk
Name: American Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Support 1027 Hampshire Drive
Maryville, TN, 37801,
Phone: 865-238-5842 Email: http://amensupport.org/contact%20us Url: http://www.amensupport.org/

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