Successful management of unsuspected retroperitoneal paraganglioma via the use of combined epidural and general anesthesia: a case report

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INTRODUCTION Similar to pheochromocytomas, paragangliomas can secrete catecholamines, although they are usually non-functional and clinical presentation is non-specific. We present a case of accidental, intra-operatively diagnosed neuroendocrine-active sympathetic paraganglioma, which was suspected and confirmed during elective retroperitoneal tumor removal… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1752-1947-7-58

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