Familial pheochromocytoma, hypercalcemia, and von Hippel-Lindau disease. A ten year study of a large family.

@article{Atuk1979FamilialPH,
  title={Familial pheochromocytoma, hypercalcemia, and von Hippel-Lindau disease. A ten year study of a large family.},
  author={N O Atuk and Timothy Mcdonald and Travis Wood and J. Tyler Carpenter and M P Walzak and Mark Donaldson and Jay Y. Gillenwater},
  journal={Medicine},
  year={1979},
  volume={58 3},
  pages={209-18}
}
Long-term epidemiological and laboratory studies were carried out in a kindred with familial pheochromocytoma associated with von Hippel-Lindau disease. Thirteen members were affected by the syndrome and the trait appears to be transmitted in an autosomal dominant fashion. Of 13 patients, 7 had pheochromocytoma alone. Of the remaining six patients, one had pheochromocytoma combined with von Hippel-Lindau disease, four had pheochromocytoma with retinal disease only, and a single patient had a… CONTINUE READING