Pheochromocytoma: gross pathology

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Case Discussion

Phaeochromocytoma of the adrenal gland. This is the cut surface of a nephrectomy specimen, demonstrating a large mass replacing the adrenal gland. It it heterogeneous with areas of haemorrhage. There is no evidence of invasion into the kidney or adjacent tissues.

Author: Emmanuel Maicas, Pathologist, Moncton, Canada

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Case information

rID: 10816
Case created: 25th Sep 2010
Last edited: 11th Sep 2016
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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