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Undiagnosed phaeochromocytoma in a patient with Von Recklinghausen’s Neurofibromatosis


A patient with Von Recklinghausen’s disease is presented in whom signs of a phaeochromocytoma were first seen following the stress of laryngoscopy and intubation. The case is presented to highlight the association of such tumours with neurofibromatosis.

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Walsh, G., Murphy, D. & Slazenger, M. Undiagnosed phaeochromocytoma in a patient with Von Recklinghausen’s Neurofibromatosis. I.J.M.S. 153, 221–222 (1984).

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