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September 1974

Nonfunctioning Nonchromaffin Paraganglioma of the Pancreas

Author Affiliations

From the Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia.

Arch Surg. 1974;109(3):440-442. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1974.01360030092024

A rare example of juxtapancreatic nonfunctioning nonchromaffin paraganglioma removed at surgery is described. It was very vascular and transonic. Angiographic evaluation of this type of neoplasm is necessary preoperatively to seek out possible coexisting sister tumors and to define its vascular and functional status.