Extra-adrenal pheochromocytoma.

@article{Whalen1992ExtraadrenalP,
  title={Extra-adrenal pheochromocytoma.},
  author={R K Whalen and A F Althausen and Gilbert H. Daniels},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1992},
  volume={147 1},
  pages={1-10}
}
Extra-adrenal pheochromocytomas may arise in any portion of the paraganglion system, although they most commonly occur below the diaphragm. The most common site of occurrence of extra-adrenal pheochromocytoma is the superior para-aortic region between the diaphragm and lower renal poles. Although the traditional teaching has been that 10% of all pheochromocytomas are at extra-adrenal sites, this may be an underestimation. Extra-adrenal pheochromocytomas probably represent at least 15% of adult… CONTINUE READING

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