Table 1

Frequency of NPY receptor expression in the tumors of the adrenal gland and extraadrenal paraganglia as compared with the normal adrenal gland

Tissue typeFrequency (%)
Adrenal cortical tumors14/15 (93%)
 Adenomas12/12 (100%)
 Carcinomas2/3 (67%)
Pheochromocytomas7/20 (35%)
Paragangliomas14/23 (61%)
Neuroblastic tumors18/20 (90%)
Adrenal cortex8/8 (100%)
Adrenal medulla0/5 (0%)