Mathews Journal of Case Reports


Previous Issues Volume 8, Issue 8 - 2023

Simultaneous Parathyroidectomy & Distal Pancreatectomy for MEN1 Patient

Sherin A Hussein1,*, Raafat Alturfi2, FIB, MS (Medical oncology) Oncology Department, Alyarmok teaching hospital, Iraq

2Assistant professor, MD, CABS, FIBMS (Dig Surgery), FACS, FRCS(Glasgow), Gastroenterology and hepatology Teaching Hospital, Medical City, Baghdad, Iraq

*Corresponding author: Dr. Sherin A Hussein,, FIB, MS (Medical oncology) Oncology Department, Alyarmok teaching hospital, Iraq, Phone: 009647709204547; Email: [email protected].

Received Date: April 05, 2023

Published Date: August 31, 2023

Citation: Hussein SA, et al. (2023). Simultaneous Parathyroidectomy & Distal Pancreatectomy for MEN1 Patient. Mathews J Case Rep. 8(8):122.

Copyrights: Hussein SA, et al. © (2023).


Aim: report a rare case of Multiple endocrine neoplasia type1(MEN 1), with rare way of presentation&surgical treatment. Background: MEN1 is autosomal dominant disease characterized by a predisposition to the parathyroid glands, anterior pituitary, and pancreatic islet cells tumors. Case description: a female patient with MEN 1 syndrome presented with symptoms of hypoglycemia and hypercalcemia due to pancreatic insulinoma & parathyroid tumor, treated by simultaneous left sided pancreatectomy & subtotal parathyroidectomy due to severe both symptoms, with excellent outcome. Conclusion: hyperglycemia & hypercalcemia can present in severe form as well as at the same time in MEN1 patient, and require urgent management for both. Clinical significance: pancreatectomy & parathyroidectomy can be done at same time by rather expert surgical team, with good outcome.

Keywords: MEN1, Parathyroidectomy, Pancreatectomy, Case Report.

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