EUPHORBIA LATHYRIS

\juːfˈɔːbi͡ə lˈaθɪɹˌɪs], \juːfˈɔːbi‍ə lˈaθɪɹˌɪs], \j_uː_f_ˈɔː_b_iə l_ˈa_θ_ɪ_ɹ_ˌɪ_s]\
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1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
By Robley Dunglison

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MEN IIa

  • type multiple endocrine neoplasia characterized by virtually 100% incidence medullary thyroid carcinoma, a 50% pheochromocytoma, and lesser adenomas associated hyperparathyroidism. condition always transmitted through autosomal dominant inheritance. Genetic testing can identify individuals with the trait in early infancy. Treatment is usually excision of enlarged parathyroid glands. (From Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, pp1172-75)
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