A rare case of juvenile hypertension: coexistence of type 2 multiple endocrine neoplasia -related bilateral pheochromocytoma and reninoma in a young patient with ACE gene polymorphism

Rosa Maria Paragliola, Ettore Domenico Capoluongo, Francesco Torino, Angelo Minucci, Giulia Canu, Alessandro Prete, Alfredo Pontecorvi, Salvatore Maria Corsello

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Abstract

Pheochromocytoma and reninoma represent two rare diseases causing hypertension. We here reported a rare case of association between type 2 multiple endocrine neoplasia related bilateral pheochromocytoma and reninoma. Moreover, polymorphism of ACE gene, which is known to be related to an increase of cardiovascular risk, has been found in the same patient.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)30-30
Numero di pagine1
RivistaBMC Endocrine Disorders
Volume15
DOI
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2015

Keywords

  • hypertension

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