Pheochromocytoma

Known as: CHROMAFFINOMA, MEDULLARY, Pheochromocytoma, adrenal, pheochromocytoma syndrome 
A usually benign, well-encapsulated, lobular, vascular tumor of chromaffin tissue of the ADRENAL MEDULLA or sympathetic paraganglia. The cardinal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Hereditary pheochromocytoma (PCC) is often caused by germline mutations in one of nine susceptibility genes described to date… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Pheochromocytomas, which are catecholamine-secreting tumors of neural crest origin, are frequently hereditary. However, the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The First International Symposium on Pheochromocytoma, held in October 2005, included discussions about developments concerning… (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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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
PURPOSE To assess the yield and the clinical value of systematic screening of susceptibility genes for patients with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND The group of susceptibility genes for pheochromocytoma that included the proto-oncogene RET (associated with multiple… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
CONTEXT Diagnosis of pheochromocytoma depends on biochemical evidence of catecholamine production by the tumor. However, the best… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
A novel hypotensive peptide was discovered in human pheochromocytoma by monitoring the elevating activity of platelet cAMP. Since… (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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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
A single cell clonal line which responds reversibly to nerve growth factor (NGF) has been established from a transplantable rat… (More)
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