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Carotid body paraganglioma with coexistent pheochromocytoma in childhood.

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Author(s): Varudkar A | Kokandkar H | Gumaste G | Bhople K | Kumbhakarna N

Journal: Indian Journal of Cancer
ISSN 0019-509X

Volume: 30;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 109;
Date: 1993;

Keywords: Adrenal Gland Neoplasms | pathology | Carotid Body Tumor | pathology | Child | Human | Hypertension | complications | Male | Neoplasms | Multiple Primary | pathology

ABSTRACT
A male child aged six years presented with a swelling in neck and hypertension. He was diagnosed to have and operated for Carotid body paraganglioma with Coexistent pheochromocytoma. Hypertension persisted even after excision of both the tumours which could be controlled with anti-hypertensive agents. The case is discussed with review of literature.

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