Multiple endocrine neoplasia type IIb.

A M Ruivo, T Matias, R Rosa, V Gomes, M do C Perloiro, J M De Jesus, A V Morgado


We describe the clinical manifestations of a multiple endocrine neoplasia, type IIb, in a 32 year old woman, admitted to a general hospital with intestinal sub-occlusion. The phenotype associated with bilateral pheochromocytomas show us the diagnosis, but the unsolved problem is the high levels of calcitonin, without macroscopic evidence of tumor relapse.

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