Three-decade investigation of familial pheochromocytoma. An allele of von Hippel-Lindau disease?

@article{Tisherman1993ThreedecadeIO,
  title={Three-decade investigation of familial pheochromocytoma. An allele of von Hippel-Lindau disease?},
  author={Sam Tisherman and B G Tisherman and S A Tisherman and S N Dunmire and Gerald S. Levey and John J. Mulvihill},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={153 22},
  pages={
          2550-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Usually sporadic, pheochromocytoma can, on occasion, complicate genetic disorders, such as neurofibromatosis 1, von Hippel-Lindau disease, and multiple endocrine neoplasia 2; some families seem to have just pheochromocytoma, where it may have occurred by chance. The natural history of a large kindred believed to have an excess of pheochromocytoma 34 years ago was followed with the hypothesis that the predisposition was, in fact, present and that family education and surveillance… CONTINUE READING

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