Sonoelastography for Pelvic Metastatic Malignant Pheochromocytoma: A Case Report

Author(s): Minkyo Song, Sung Bin Park*, Jin Woo Yoon, Hyun Jeong Park, Eun Sun Lee

Journal Name: Current Medical Imaging
Formerly: Current Medical Imaging Reviews

Volume 17 , Issue 9 , 2021


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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.

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Article Details

VOLUME: 17
ISSUE: 9
Year: 2021
Published on: 21 January, 2021
Page: [1167 - 1170]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/1573405617666210122085839
Price: $65

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