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The diagnosis and management of malignant phaeochromocytoma and paraganglioma.

Abstract:

Malignant phaeochromocytomas are rare tumours accounting for ~10% of all phaeochromocytomas; the prevalence of malignancy among paragangliomas is higher, especially those associated with succinate dehydrogenase subunit B gene mutations. Although a subset of these tumours has metastatic disease at initial presentation, a significant number develops metastases during follow-up after excision of an apparently benign tumour. Clinical, biochemical and histological features cannot reliably distingu...

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Publisher copy:
10.1677/erc-07-0074

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Journal:
Endocrine-related cancer
Volume:
14
Issue:
3
Pages:
569-585
Publication date:
2007-09-01
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EISSN:
1479-6821
ISSN:
1351-0088
Source identifiers:
138673

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