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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 117-121
Acute renal failure as an initial manifestation of Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) Type 1


1 Department of Nephrology, Shahed University, Mustafa Khomeini Hospital, Tehran, Iran
2 Clinical Department, University of Social Welfare & Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Department of Vascular Surgery, Shahed University, Mustafa Khomeini Hospital, Tehran, Iran

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Suzan Sanavi
Clinical fellow of Nephrology, Internist, University of Social Welfare & Rehabilitation Sciences, Akhavan Center, Valiye-Asr Ave, Tehran
Iran
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Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) is a group of heritable syndromes characterized by aberrant growth of benign or malignant tumors in a subset of endocrine tissues. There are three major syndromes: MEN1, 2A and 2B. We describe a 60-year-old woman who initially manifested acute renal failure due to hypercalcemia and dehydration and, finally, was diagnosed as a sporadic MEN1 case.


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