Retroperitoneal composite pheochromocytoma-ganglioneuroma : a case report and review of literature

Jinchen Hu; Jitao Wu; Li Cai; Lei Jiang; Zhiqiang Lang; Guimei Qu; Houcai Liu; Weidong Yao; Guohua Yu
June 2013
Diagnostic Pathology;2013, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
Case Study
Composite pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma is a rare tumor with elements of pheochromocytoma/ paraganglioma and neurogenic tumor. Most were located in the adrenal glands, and extra-adrenal composite pheochromocytoma is extremely rare. Only 4 cases in the retroperitoneum have been described in the online database PUBMED. Here, we report a case of retroperitoneal extra-adrenal composite pheochromocytoma and review the related literature. Virtual slides: The virtual slide(s) for this article can be found here: http://www.diagnosticpathology.diagnomx.eu/ vs/1700539911908679.


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