How Do Doctors Diagnose Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia: Type 1 (MEN-1)?

If your child is showing symptoms of MEN-1, one or more of the following are used to diagnose MEN-1:

  • Review of the family history
  • Physical exam to look for signs of excess hormone
  • Blood tests to check hormone levels
  • Various imaging tests to check for endocrine tumors
  • MEN1 genetic testing

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