Pheochromocytoma, Extra-Adrenal

Known as: Extra-Adrenal Pheochromocytoma, Pheochromocytomas, Extra-Adrenal, Extra-Adrenal Sympathetic Paraganglioma 
A benign or malignant sympathetic paraganglioma arising from paraganglia outside the adrenal gland. Clinical symptoms are related to secretion of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Background A 46-year-old man presented with headaches, paroxysmal palpitations, anxiety and hypertension. The patient had… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Extra-adrenal pheochromocytomas (EAPs) may arise in any portion of the paraganglion system, though they most commonly occur below… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
CONTEXT The identification of mutations in genes encoding peptides of succinate dehydrogenase (SDH) in pheochromocytoma… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
Pheochromocytomas (PHEO) (1–3) are catecholamineproducing tumors that arise from chromaffin cells. PHEO are mostly situated… (More)
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2001
Review
2001
Dr. Karel Pacak (Pediatric and Reproductive Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development [NICHD… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Most pheochromocytomas are sporadic but about 10% are though to be hereditary. Although the etiology of most inherited… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
PURPOSE Families with von Hippel-Lindau disease have variable risk of pheochromocytoma. Patients with von Hippel-Lindau disease… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE Surgical treatment of pheochromocytoma includes adrenalectomy, adrenal sparing surgery and excision of extraadrenal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Pheochromocytoma is a catecholamine-secreting tumor and a rare cause of hypertension that is usually curable. However… (More)
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Review
1992
Review
1992
Extra-adrenal pheochromocytomas may arise in any portion of the paraganglion system, although they most commonly occur below the… (More)
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