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Case Studies | Medicine Science | Indonesia | Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2A
I Made Pande Dwipayana | Adrian Tri Sutjahjo
Abstract: An adult woman 43 years old, Bima tribe with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia type 2A (MEN2A). Clinical diagnosis of MEN2A was made based on the chief complaints of abdominal pain and a lump in the front left side area accompanied with weight loss, from laboratory examination revealed an increased level of plasma levels of calcitonin levels with the result of 6359 pg/ml and 24 hours metanephrine urine levels was 534 g/24 hours. On the results of thyroid ultrasound examination showed nodules with malignant characteristics, multiple parathyroid gland hyperplasia and the discovery of a solid mass in the left adrenal gland area by an abdominal CT Scan with and without contrast. MEN2A case is considered as one of the few endocrine malignancies with a rare incidence especially in Indonesia.
Keywords: Multiple endocrine neoplasia, thyroid, endocrine
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017,
Pages: 411 - 417