Corpus ID: 45037719

Dopamine-secreting adrenal ganglioneuroma presenting with paroxysmal hypertension attacks.

  title={Dopamine-secreting adrenal ganglioneuroma presenting with paroxysmal hypertension attacks.},
  author={C. Erem and Mustafa Koçak and A. Cinel and Halil O Erso and A. Reis},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  volume={29 1},
  • C. Erem, Mustafa Koçak, +2 authors A. Reis
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Saudi medical journal
  • Adrenal ganglioneuromas are rare tumors originating from the neural crest tissue of the sympathetic nervous system. The clinical presentation for most patients is asymptomatic, and most of these tumors are hormone silent. We report a case of dopamine-secreting adrenal ganglioneuroma associated with paroxysmal hypertensive attacks in an adult patient. A 46-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital with a 2-month history of right flank pain, and a 2-year history of paroxysmal hypertensive… CONTINUE READING
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