Adrenal Pheochromocytoma Producing Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide and Masking Hypertension

  title={Adrenal Pheochromocytoma Producing Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide and Masking Hypertension},
  author={A. {\O}zbay and Aliaksander Obukhau and L. Buhl and Louise Br{\o}ndt Hartlev and Per L{\o}gstrup Poulsen},
  journal={Hormone Research in Paediatrics},
  pages={188 - 192}
  • A. Øzbay, Aliaksander Obukhau, +2 authors Per Løgstrup Poulsen
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Hormone Research in Paediatrics
  • Aim: To report a case of a pheochromocytoma secreting vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP). Methods: We studied a 77-year-old woman who had suffered from persistent diarrhea and episodes of sweating and palpitations. Results: She had neither previous or current anamnesis of hypertension nor any known familial dispositions to endocrine diseases. Initially gastrointestinal investigations were carried out based on longstanding diarrhea with hypopotassemia, but radiological imaging revealed a… CONTINUE READING
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