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Sporadic secreting paraganglioma

Disease definition

A rare tumor of endocrine glands characterized by a sporadic, extra-adrenal, catecholamine-secreting, chromaffin cell tumor located anywhere along the sympathetic ganglia (most frequently in the abdomen and pelvis), typically manifesting with episodic hypertension, cephalea, diaphoresis, heart palpitations, and, occasionally, hyperglycemia, anxiety/panic attacks, fever, weight loss, myocardial infarction, osteolytic bone metastases, and Raynaud's phenomenon.


  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: -
  • ICD-10: C75.5  D44.7
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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