A Rare Abdominal Tumour in a Paediatric Age Group: Pheochromocytoma

  • Rajesh Prasad Sah Kanti Children Hospital, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu
  • R.G. Sah University of Calgary
  • Shaukat Mahmood King Edward Medical University, Mayo Hospital, Lahore
Keywords: Adrenalectomy, Laparotomy, Pheochromocytoma

Abstract

A 10 year boy presented with history of abdominal pain and palpitation. Abdominal ultrasound and CT oriented towards the diagnosis. After preoperative optimization, laparotomy with complete excision of an unusual pheochromocytoma tumour of about 8×10 cm adherent to liver and IVC performed. Histopathology confirmed the diagnosis without evidence of malignancy.

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Author Biographies

Rajesh Prasad Sah, Kanti Children Hospital, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu
Department of Paediatric Surgery
R.G. Sah, University of Calgary
Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Shaukat Mahmood, King Edward Medical University, Mayo Hospital, Lahore
Department of Paediatric Surgery
Published
2017-10-04
How to Cite
Sah, R., Sah, R., & Mahmood, S. (2017). A Rare Abdominal Tumour in a Paediatric Age Group: Pheochromocytoma. Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society, 37(1), 86-88. https://doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v37i1.16885
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Case Reports