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Sonoelastography for Pelvic Metastatic Malignant Pheochromocytoma: A Case Report

[ Vol. 17 , Issue. 9 ]

Author(s):

Minkyo Song, Sung Bin Park*, Jin Woo Yoon, Hyun Jeong Park and Eun Sun Lee   Pages 1167 - 1170 ( 4 )

Abstract:


Introduction: Pheochromocytoma are tumors arising from the chromaffin tissue located in the adrenal medulla, associated with typical symptoms and signs.

Case Presentation: Occasionally, metastasis, defined as the presence of tumor cells at sites other than the original site, secondary to pheochromocytoma have been reported. Pelvic metastatic malignant pheochromocytoma has rarely been reported in English literature.

Conclusion: Here, we have reported a very rare case of pelvic metastatic malignant pheochromocytoma, with a particular focus on sonoelastographic features.

Keywords:

Pheochromocytoma, malignant pheochromocytoma, pheochromocytoma, extra-Adrenal, ultrasonography, sonoelastography.

Affiliation:

Department of Radiology, Chung-Ang University Hospital, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, 102, Heukseok- ro, Dongjak-gu, Seoul, 06973, Department of Radiology, Chung-Ang University Hospital, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, 102, Heukseok- ro, Dongjak-gu, Seoul, 06973, Department of Radiology, Chung-Ang University Hospital, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, 102, Heukseok- ro, Dongjak-gu, Seoul, 06973, Department of Radiology, Chung-Ang University Hospital, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, 102, Heukseok- ro, Dongjak-gu, Seoul, 06973, Department of Radiology, Chung-Ang University Hospital, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, 102, Heukseok- ro, Dongjak-gu, Seoul, 06973

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