Metachronous pheochromocytoma metastasis to the upper dorsal spine-6-year survival.

@article{Kasliwal2008MetachronousPM,
  title={Metachronous pheochromocytoma metastasis to the upper dorsal spine-6-year survival.},
  author={Manish Kumar Kasliwal and Manish S Sharma and Sandeep Vaishya and Bhawani Shankar Sharma},
  journal={The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={8 5},
  pages={845-8}
}
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Malignant pheochromocytoma is a rare neoplasm of chromaffin tissue. Very few cases of malignant adrenal pheochromocytoma metastatic to vertebrae exist. PURPOSE To determine the prognosis of a patient with an excised adrenal pheochromocytoma and a single metachronous metastasis to the upper dorsal spine. STUDY DESIGN Case report METHODS The authors report a patient who underwent total excision of an adrenal pheochromocytoma of the left adrenal gland in 2000 who developed… CONTINUE READING