Giant cystic malignant pheochromocytoma invading right hepatic lobe: report on two cases.

@article{Costa2008GiantCM,
  title={Giant cystic malignant pheochromocytoma invading right hepatic lobe: report on two cases.},
  author={Sergio Renato Pais Costa and Nivaldo Marques Cabral and Ademir Torres Abhr{\~a}o and Ricardo Borges da Costa and L{\'i}lian Mary da Silva and Renato Arioni Lupinacci},
  journal={Sao Paulo medical journal = Revista paulista de medicina},
  year={2008},
  volume={126 4},
  pages={229-31}
}
CONTEXT Cystic pheochromocytomas are uncommon neuroendocrine tumors that originate from the adrenal medulla. Differing from the more frequent solid pheochromocytomas, which produce catecholamines and present adrenergic syndrome, cystic pheochromocytomas may not produce these. Their symptoms are generally associated with an abdominal mass or even pain, particularly if the mass attains large dimensions. Similarly, radiological diagnosis may also be difficult. Right-side lesions may be confounded… CONTINUE READING

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