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  1. 1. Genetic Alterations in Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma

    Författare :Jenny Welander; Peter Söderkvist; Oliver Gimm; Mercedes Robledo; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Pheochromocytoma; paraganglioma; genetics; sequencing; cancer; mutation;

    Sammanfattning : Pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas are neuroendocrine tumors that arise from neural crest-derived cells of the adrenal medulla and the extra-adrenal paraganglia. They cause hypertension due to an abnormally high production of catecholamines (mainly adrenaline and noradrenaline), with symptoms including recurrent episodes of headache, palpitations and sweating, and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. LÄS MER