Laparoscopic Cortical Sparing Adrenalectomy for Pediatric Bi
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Pheochromocytoma and paraganglionoma are neuroendocrine tumors arising from chromaffin cells. Pediatric pheochromocytomas, although rare, have an increased incidence of bilateral, multifocal, and familial preponderance when compared to adults. It occurs in less than 2% of pediatric patients with hypertension and is a diagnosis of exclusion. Perioperative management of pheochromocytoma is challenging and requires multidisciplinary approach for optimal care and successful outcome.We describe successful perioperative management of a child who underwent bilateral laparoscopic cortical sparing adrenalectomy and a repeated surgery for the residual tumor removal........


https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3997953/
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