Pheochromocytoma (gross pathology)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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
Published: 25th Sep 2010
Last edited: 19th Jun 2018
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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