Changes to This Summary (05/30/2013)
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Added Figure 1, MEN1 Pedigree.
Revised Table 2, Practice Guidelines for Surveillance of MEN1, to state that duodenopancreatic gastrinoma is screened using a fasting serum gastrin biochemical test and that insulinomas are screened using fasting glucose and insulin biochemical tests.
Added National Comprehensive Cancer Network as reference 24.
Added Figure 2, Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2A Pedigree.
Added this new section.
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