pheochromocytoma

Pheochromocytoma of the adrenal gland scaled score (PASS)

What is the Pheochromocytoma of the Adrenal Gland Scaled Score (PASS)? Pheochromocytoma of the Adrenal Gland Scaled Score (PASS) is a tool that doctors use to predict the behaviour of a pheochromocytoma. A score of 3 or less means that the tumour is likely to behave in a non-cancerous manner and is cured by surgery …
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PASS score

What is the PASS score? The PASS (Pheochromocytoma of the Adrenal gland Scaled Score) is a tool that doctors use to predict the behaviour of a tumour called pheochromocytoma. A score of 3 or less means that the tumour is likely to behave in a non-cancerous manner and is cured by surgery alone. In contrast, …
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Pheochromocytoma

What is pheochromocytoma? A pheochromocytoma is a type of neuroendocrine tumour that starts from specialized neuroendocrine cells normally found in a part of the adrenal gland¬†called the medulla. Most pheochromocytomas behave as non-cancerous tumours and will not spread to other parts of the body. What is the difference between a pheochromocytoma and a paraganglioma? Pheochromocytoma …
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