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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 307--308

Composite pheochromocytoma: A rare form of tumor

GR Lakshminarayana 
 Department of Nephrology, EMS Memorial Co-operative Hospital and Research Centre, Panambi, Perinthalmanna, Malappuram, Kerala, India

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Dr. G R Lakshminarayana
Department of Nephrology, EMS Memorial Co-operative Hospital and Research Centre, Panambi, Perinthalmanna, Malappuram - 679 322, Kerala
India

The pheochromocytomas are one of the rare and curable causes of secondary hypertension arising from adrenal medulla, commonly presenting withhypertension; either paroxysmal or persistent. Very rarely they may show cells belonging to more than one line of differentiation and are called as mixed or composite pheochromocytoma.

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Lakshminarayana G R. Composite pheochromocytoma: A rare form of tumor.Indian J Nephrol 2019;29:307-308

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Lakshminarayana G R. Composite pheochromocytoma: A rare form of tumor. Indian J Nephrol [serial online] 2019 [cited 2019 Sep 15 ];29:307-308
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