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Extreme Obesity Due to Insulinoma Within Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) 1 Syndrome


Introduction: Peak incidence of symptoms in women with multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) 1 is during the third decade of life. Insulinomas are present in 20% of patients and cause weight gain in 30% of patients.

Aim(s): To describe a patient with an unusual presentation of MEN1 syndrome.

Materials and methods: Review of clinical presentation, diagnostic workup, surgical management and review of the literature.

Conference: 8th Annual ENETSConcerence (2011)

Presenting Author:

Authors: Kruljac I, Vrkljan M,

Keywords: obesity, multiple endocrine neoplasia, insulinoma,

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