Paragangliomas: a series of five cases Abstract #145

Introduction: Paraganglioma is a rare extraadrenal neuroendocrine tumor, composed of chromaffin cells and arising from the neural crest. The head, neck, and retroperitoneum are the most common sites for paraganglioma.
Aim(s): We present five different phenotypes of paraganglioma.
Materials and methods: A series of five patients (4 females/1 male), aged between 22 and 51 years. were diagnosed with paragangliomas, based on histopathological examination and immunohistochemistry performed after surgery. A clinical, biological and pathological analysis of the cases was performed.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Assoc. Professor Catalina Poiana

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