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Figure 1: 18 Fluor DOPA PET of a 42 year-old man with paraganglioma syndrome type 1 caused by a stopcodon mutation in exon 1 of the SDHD gene. The summary slight presents all types of tumors found in paraganglioma syndrome type 1 patients. An bilateral carotid body tumor, a tumor of the right glomus jugulare, a paracardial paraganglioma, and an adrenal pheochromocytoma of the right adrenal gland are marked with arrows.