Cytologic features of malignant cystic pheochromocytoma: a case report.

BACKGROUND Image-guided fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy of deep-seated lesions (e.g., retroperitoneal) has aided preoperative diagnosis and treatment planning. Fine needle aspiration biopsy of pheochromocytomas traditionally has been contraindicated by many authors because of possible hypertensive crisis and fatal hemorrhage. Cytologic features are… CONTINUE READING