Familial phaeochromocytoma: successful treatment with 131I-MIBG.

We report the case of a family in which the mother died of hypertensive encephalopathy following the relapse of a phaeochromocytoma. Two of her children are still alive. Both children had malignant phaeochromocytomas that have been treated by surgery and 131I-MIBG. The first child presented with phaeochromocytoma of the right suprarenal gland at the age of… (More)