MEN1 Syndrome

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Title: MEN1 Syndrome
Description: Drawing shows parts of the body affected by MEN1 syndrome, including the pituitary gland, parathyroid glands, and pancreas. There is also an inset that shows the back view of the thyroid gland with the four pea-sized parathyroid glands.

Multiple endocrine neoplasia 1 (MEN1) syndrome is a rare, inherited disorder that affects the endocrine glands or organs. MEN1 syndrome usually causes pituitary gland, parathyroid gland, or pancreas tumors. The tumors may be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer).
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Digestive/Gastrointestinal System
Anatomy -- Genitourinary
Type: Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR813445
Date Created: August 17, 2023
Date Added: September 6, 2023
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow