Pheochromocytoma arising from an accessory adrenal gland in a patient with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A: transient development of clinical manifestations after hemorrhagic necrosis.

@article{Katai1998PheochromocytomaAF,
  title={Pheochromocytoma arising from an accessory adrenal gland in a patient with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A: transient development of clinical manifestations after hemorrhagic necrosis.},
  author={Miyuki Katai and Akihiro Sakurai and Kenji Ichikawa and M. Yamagata and Yoshifumi Ogiso and Shinya Kobayashi and Kiyoshi Hashizume},
  journal={Endocrine journal},
  year={1998},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={329-34}
}
A case of pheochromocytoma arising from an accessory adrenal gland in a patient with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A (MEN 2A) is reported. This tumor resulted in autonecrosis which caused transient expression of clinical symptoms. Scintigraphy of the abdomen identified the existence of an additional accessory adrenal gland because of which the patient… CONTINUE READING