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P Clini Nati Pheochromocytoma What is a pheochromocytoma? A pheochromocytoma (fee ● o ● kromo ● sy ● toma) is a tumor arising most commonly from the adrenal gland.

eMedicine - Pheochromocytoma : Article by Ann T Sweeney, MD

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Pheochromocytoma: A Brief Review

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLE 634 Volume 36, June 2001 Pheochromocytoma: A Brief Review Linda G.Tolstoi, MS, MEd, RPh Hospital Pharmacy Volume 36, Number 6, pp 634-638 2001 Facts and Comparisons PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLE P heochromocytoma, a rare tumor that arises from the chromaffin cells (pheochro-mocytes ...

Pheochromocytoma: An Update on Risk Groups, Diagnosis, and ...

heochromocytomas are chromaffin cell tumors, usually originating in the adrenal medulla, that can secrete epinephrine (adrenaline), norepinephrine (noradrenaline), and/or dopamine.

Diagnosis of a Pheochromocytoma

Diagnosis of a Pheochromocytoma SYDNEYA. WESTPHAL, MD ABSTRACT: Although rare, pheochromocytomas are po-tentiallylethal tumors. Thus, it is important that physi-ciansbeableto diagnose these tumors.

Paroxysmal Hypertension, Pheochromocytoma, and Pregnancy

Paroxysmal Hypertension, Pheochromocytoma, and Pregnancy DavidJ. Lyman, MD, MPH Background: Hypertension is the most common medical complication of pregnancy.

Low-Density Pheochromocytoma on CT:

AJR:181, December 2003 1663 Low-Density Pheochromocytoma on CT: A Mimicker of Adrenal Adenoma OBJECTIVE. Attenuation values on CT of less than 10 H are considered characteristic of adrenal adenomas.

Pheochromocytoma: recommendations for clinical practice from ...

REVIEW www.nature.com/clinicalpractice/endmet Pheochromocytoma: recommendations for clinical practice from the First International Symposium Karel Pacak, Graeme Eisenhofer, Håkan Ahlman, Stefan R Bornstein, Anne-Paule Gimenez-Roqueplo, Ashley B Grossman, Noriko Kimura, Massimo Mannelli, Anne ...


AD 8/02 Pheochromocytoma Key Points: 1) Pheochromocytomas are rare causes of hypertension. 2) Diagnosis is usually made by increased 24 hour urine catecholamine metabolites.


741 Pheochromocytoma: Detection by Unenhanced CT D. Randall Radin1 PhilipW. RaIls WilliamD. Boswell, Jr. PatrickM. Colletti Stewart A. Lapin JamesM. Halls Received October 7.1985; accepted after revi-sionDecember 3,1985.