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Case of the Week


2019-31 / SEPTEMBER 16 (CONTRIBUTOR: SOUNAK GUPTA)

CASE HISTORY



A 53-year-old woman presented with right upper quadrant fullness, increasing abdominal discomfort and a dull ache on her right flank over three months. Subsequently, she underwent excision of a large retroperitoneal peri-pancreatic solid and cystic mass, measuring 17cm in greatest linear dimension. This neoplasm did not appear to involve the adrenal gland. Histopathologic examination revealed a paraganglioma.





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Quiz

1- Germline mutations in which of the following genes is associated with the development of pheochromocytomas/paragangliomas?

     a. MEN1 & RET.

     b. MEN1 & VHL.

     c. SDHX & TSC1/2.

     d. SDHX & FH.

    







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