Endocrinology MCQ 056

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Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) syndromes:

A. Are conditions with predominantly autosomal recessive inheritance
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B. Are usually associated with a worse prognosis than respective conditions occuring sporadically

C. Medullary carcinoma of the thyroid is typically a component of MEN type I

D. Loss of tumor supressor gene linked to parathyroid lesions in these syndromes may also occur in parathyroid adenomas occuring sporadically

E. Pheochromocytoma is typically a component of MEN type I

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