Sipple's syndrome A urologist's viewpoint

Terry W. Hensle, Edward C. Parkhurst

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A case of Sipple's syndrome, a triad of medullary carcinoma of the thyroid, pheochromocytoma, and parathyroid hyperplasia is presented. The cause, laboratory diagnosis, and operative management of the syndrome are discussed. The need for thorough endocrine screening of patients with pheochromocytoma and family screening of patients with the full syndrome is stressed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)258-262
Number of pages5
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1976
Externally publishedYes


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