Pepper syndrome


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Pep·per syn·drome

(pep'ĕr),
obsolete eponym for neuroblastoma of the adrenal gland with metastases in the liver; formerly believed to occur more frequently when the primary tumor was in the right adrenal, whereas tumors of the left adrenal tended to metastasize to the skull (Hutchison syndrome).
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Pepper syndrome

(1) Cohen syndrome, see there.
(2) Hepatic metastases from a neuroblastoma.
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pepper syndrome

Pediatric oncology Massive metastatic liver involvement by neuroblastoma resulting in 'peppering' of the parenchyma by innumerable small dark aggregates of tumor cells. See Neuroblastoma.
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Pepper,

William, Jr., U.S. physician, 1874-1947.
Pepper syndrome - obsolete term for neuroblastoma of the adrenal gland with metastases in the liver.
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