[Antiangiogenic therapy of malignant pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma with the view to the recent scientific developments].

@article{Kukla2015AntiangiogenicTO,
  title={[Antiangiogenic therapy of malignant pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma with the view to the recent scientific developments].},
  author={Urszula Kukla and Krzysztof Łabuzek and Justyna Chronowska and Magdalena Bobrzyk and Paweł Madej and Bogusław Okopień},
  journal={Polski merkuriusz lekarski : organ Polskiego Towarzystwa Lekarskiego},
  year={2015},
  volume={38 226},
  pages={191-5}
}
Pheochromocytoma is a very rare tumor that stems from chromaffin cells and usually develops in the adrenal glands. Its equivalent, which exists outside of the adrenal glands, is paraganglioma. Approximately 10-26% of pheochromocytoma is malignant, what poses a significant therapeutical problem, as its presence, together with an abundant production of catecholamines, may lead to a number of perilous complications, such as spinal cord oppression or the damage of organs, what is responsible for… CONTINUE READING
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