Functional Tumors of the Organ of Zuckerkandl

  title={Functional Tumors of the Organ of Zuckerkandl},
  author={F. Glenn and G. Gray},
  journal={Annals of Surgery},
  • F. Glenn, G. Gray
  • Published 1976
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Surgery
  • Chromaffin-reacting pheochromocytomas of the adrenal medulla are the most frequently encountered functional paraganglionic neoplasms. However, extra-adrenal pheochromocytomas as well as non-chromaffin paragangliomas, including those of the carotid body and glomus jugulare, may produce symptoms from cate-cholamine secretion. One of the extra-adrenal sites from which these tumors arise is from a collection of para-aortic, para-ganglion cells around the origin of the inferior mesenteric artery… CONTINUE READING
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