Mucosal Neuroma

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Title: Mucosal Neuroma
Description: Photograph showing the tongue of an individual with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B. The tongue is covered with white irregularly shaped lesions.

Fotografía que muestra la lengua de una persona con neoplasia endocrina múltiple de tipo 2B. La lengua está cubierta de lesiones blancas con forma irregular.

Mucosal neuromas are benign tumors of nerve tissue that are a characteristic feature of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B (also known as MEN3), a hereditary syndrome associated with the development of medullary thyroid cancer.

Los neuromas mucosos son tumores benignos del tejido nervioso que constituyen una característica distintiva de la neoplasia endocrina múltiple de tipo 2B (también llamada NEM3), un síndrome hereditario asociado con la formación de cáncer de tiroides medular.
Type: Color photo (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Edward Cowen, MD, MHSc (artist)
AV Number: CDR800273
Date Created: December 20, 2019
Date Added: March 31, 2020
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.