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).

Pepper syndrome

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

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.

Pepper,

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