[Pheochromocytoma in children. Two case reports].

  title={[Pheochromocytoma in children. Two case reports].},
  author={Hicham Zerhouni and Noureddine Kaddouri and Mardy Abdelhak and Najib Benhmamouch and Mohammed Barahioui},
  journal={Annales d'urologie},
  volume={36 2},
Severe sustained hypertension occurs in only 0.1% of the pediatric population and only about 2% of these patients will have an underlying endocrine cause. Pheochromocytoma as a catecholamine secreting tumour causing severe hypertension is exceedingly rare in children. A high index of suspicion and an awareness of the clinical spectrum are therefore… CONTINUE READING