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|Title:||Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1--presenting with impotence.|
|Source:||Lye, W.C., Lee, K.O., Tay, H.H. (1990-06). Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1--presenting with impotence.. Singapore medical journal 31 (3) : 277-279. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||A 35-year old man presented with a 4-year history of impotence. His past history was significant for hypercalcaemia, bilateral pyelolithotomies for renal calculi and parathyroidectomy for hyperparathyroidism. He had an episode of haemetemesis and malaena a year before being seen here. Endocrine investigations revealed hyperprolactinemia, hypergastrinemia and increased basal acid output. Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain was indicative of a pituitary microadenoma. Computed tomographic scan of the abdomen revealed a bulky pancreas which was suggestive of a gastrin-secreting islet cell tumour. This case illustrates an unusual presentation of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN-1) with impotence and hyperprolactinemia. A short review of the literature was done.|
|Source Title:||Singapore medical journal|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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