68Ga-labelled peptides in the management of neuroectodermal tumours

@article{Naji201168GalabelledPI,
  title={68Ga-labelled peptides in the management of neuroectodermal tumours},
  author={Meeran Naji and Adil M. Al-Nahhas},
  journal={European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging},
  year={2011},
  volume={39},
  pages={61-67}
}
Neuroectodermal tumours arise from chromaffin cells and possess the ability to secrete catecholamines. They are generally rare and may occur in association with a variety of hereditary syndromes such as MEN-2A and 2B, neurofibromatosis type 1 and von Hippel-Lindau disease. The most common types are phaeochromocytoma arising from the adrenal medulla and paraganglioma of extra-adrenal origin. Phaeochromocytomas tend to be benign and are often associated with a gene mutation if the disease is… CONTINUE READING
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