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Case Reports in Endocrinology
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 380151, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/380151
Case Report

Adrenal Lymphangioma Masquerading as a Catecholamine Producing Tumor

1Division of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
2Department of Pathology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
3Corcept Therapeutics, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA

Received 6 August 2015; Accepted 21 October 2015

Academic Editor: Takeshi Usui

Copyright © 2015 Israel Hodish et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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