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A Rare Case of Bilateral Pheochromocytoma

Senthil K Azhisoor Chandrashekhar, Pallavi B Kothe, Muthuvel G Esakki, Rajalakshmi K Venkatraju, Priya D Venugopalan

Keywords : 131 I MIBG scan, Bilateral Pheochromocytoma, Bilateral adrenalectomy, Cortical-sparing adrenalectomy, Hypertension

Citation Information : Azhisoor Chandrashekhar SK, Kothe PB, Esakki MG, Venkatraju RK, Venugopalan PD. A Rare Case of Bilateral Pheochromocytoma. World J Endoc Surg 2021; 13 (2):57-60.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10002-1400

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 31-01-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Pheochromocytoma is a rare adrenal gland tumor, which can present bilaterally but not all cases have indications of bilateral adrenalectomy. Hereby presenting a case of a young girl of bilateral adrenal pheochromocytoma for which bilateral adrenalectomy (right side cortical sparing) was done. Correct diagnosis and timely intervention are important to prevent lifelong complications.

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