Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 men1 also called multiple endocrine adenomatosis or wermers syndrome is found in one in 30000 people it can affect people of any age ethnic group or gender. In addition this atlas provides relevant text tables and algorithms to make it a comprehensive yet concise reference for endocrine neoplasia this atlas provides a detailed coverage of endocrine neoplasms including the epidemiology clinical features diagnostic procedures and treatment. Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 or wermers syndrome men1 is a complex disease predisposing to a variety of endocrine tumors multifocal and or bilateral localization and uncommonly to non endocrine tumors mainly of the skin and central nervous system. Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 men2 is defined by the association of c cell tumors of the thyroid medullar thyroid carcinoma tumors of the adrenal medulla pheochromocytoma and parathyroid hyperplasia or adenoma in a single patient or in close relatives. Francis d moore jr in atlas of diagnostic oncology fourth edition 2010 multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome multiple endocrine neoplasia men a syndrome inherited as an autosomal dominant trait is characterized by tumors
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