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ea0016p299 | Endocrine tumours | ECE2008

Adrenal ganglioneuroma: a new cause of increased serum calcitonin

Bakola Theodosia , Gkountouvas Anastasios , Aggelopoulou Anastasia , Tertipi Athanasia , Pappas Anastasios , Iakovidou Ioanna , Nisiotis Athanasios , Kaldrimidis Philippos

Introduction: Ganglioneuromas are rare, benign tumors of mature ganglion cells, arising from the sympathetic ganglia and 20% are located in the adrenal medulla, representing 1–4% of adrenal incidentalomas. About 1/3 secrete catecholamines but hypertension and other adrenergic symptoms are rare. About 60% are depicted with 131I- MIBG.Case report: A 72-year-old man was admitted for a left adrenal tumor 9×8 cm, incidentally found in abd...