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A 60-year-old female asked:

can a mass found on the kidney be a pheochromocytoma?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Maybe: If it's superior to the kidney (on top of it), it's often arisen in the adrenal gland and if it's making you sick, it may be a pheo. These curious little tumors won't actually arise within the kidney.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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