Journal article

Paraganglioma in pregnancy: A case series and literature review

Jade Eccles-Smith, Stephanie Hopkins, Jennifer Conn, Stephanie Johnston, Rebecca Szabo, Sarah Price, Alison Nankervis

OBSTETRIC MEDICINE | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2021

Abstract

: Paragangliomas are rare neuroendocrine neoplasms which are often catecholamine-secreting and associated with familial syndromes. Described here are three women with a variety of pathology: isolated secretory paraganglioma diagnosed in pregnancy, secretory metastatic paraganglioma in pregnancy and non-secretory metastatic paraganglioma in pregnancy. Whilst paragangliomas are associated with morbidity and mortality during pregnancy, good maternal and fetal outcomes can be achieved through individualised care within the context of a multidisciplinary team. Although paragangliomas are associated with morbidity and mortality in pregnancy, good maternal and fetal outcomes can be achieved through..

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