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Human health sciences : Endocrinology, metabolism & nutrition
Higher risk of death among MEN1 patients with mutations in the JunD interacting domain. A Groupe d'étude des Tumeurs Endocrines (GTE) cohort study
Thevenon, Julien [> >]
Bourredjem, Abderrahmane [> >]
Faivre, Laurence [> >]
Cardot-Bauters, Catherine [> >]
Calender, Alain [> >]
Murat, Arnaud [> >]
Giraud, Sophie [> >]
Niccoli, Patricia [> >]
Odou, Marie-Francoise [> >]
Borson-Chazot, Francoise [> >]
Barlier, Anne [> >]
Lombard-Bohas, Catherine [> >]
Clauser, Eric [> >]
Tabarin, Antoine [> >]
Parfait, Beatrice [> >]
Chabre, Olivier [> >]
CASTERMANS, Emilie mailto [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Génétique >]
BECKERS, Albert mailto [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Endocrinologie clinique >]
Ruszniewski, Philippe []
Le Bras, Morgane []
Delemer, Brigitte []
Bouchard, Philippe []
Guilhem, Isabelle []
Rohmer, Vincent []
Goichot, Bernard []
Caron, Philippe []
Baudin, Eric []
Chanson, Philippe []
Groussin, Lionel []
Du Boullay, Hélène []
Weryha, Georges []
Lecomte, Pierre []
Penfornis, Alfred []
Bihan, Hélène []
Archambeaud, Françoise []
Kerlan, Véronique []
Duron, Françoise []
Kuhn, Jean-Marc []
Verges, Bruno []
Rodier, Michel []
Renard, Michel []
Sadoul, Jean-Louis []
Binquet, Christine []
Goudet, Pierre []
Human Molecular Genetics
Oxford University Press
Yes (verified by ORBi)
United Kingdom
[en] BackgroundMultiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndrome type 1 (MEN1), which is secondary to mutation of the MEN1 gene, is a rare autosomal-dominant disease that predisposes mutation carriers to endocrine tumors. Although genotype-phenotype studies have so far failed to identify any statistical correlations, some families harbor recurrent tumor patterns. The function of MENIN is unclear but has been described through the discovery of its interacting partners. Mutations in the interacting domains of MENIN functional partners have been shown to directly alter its regulation abilities.MethodsWe report on a cohort of MEN1 patients from the Groupe d'etude des Tumeurs Endocrines. Patients with a molecular diagnosis and a clinical follow-up, totalling 262 families and 806 patients were included. Associations between mutation type, location or interacting factors of the MENIN protein and death as well as the occurrence of MEN1-related tumors were tested using a frailty Cox model to adjust for potential heterogeneity across families.ResultsAccounting for the heterogeneity across families, the overall risk of death was significantly higher when mutations affected the JunD interacting domain (adjusted HR=1.88: 95%-CI=1.15- 3.07). Patients had a higher risk of death from cancers of the MEN1 spectrum (HR=2.34; 95%-CI=1.23- 4.43).ConclusionThis genotype-phenotype correlation study confirmed the lack of direct genotype-phenotype correlations. However, patients with mutations affecting the JunD interacting domain had a higher risk of death secondary to a MEN1 tumor and should thus be considered for surgical indications, genetic counseling and follow-up.

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