Anti-hypertensive treatment in pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma: current management and therapeutic features

@article{Mazza2013AntihypertensiveTI,
  title={Anti-hypertensive treatment in pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma: current management and therapeutic features},
  author={Alberto Mazza and Michela Armigliato and Maria Cristina Marzola and Laura Schiavon and Domenico Montemurro and Giorgio Vescovo and Marco Zuin and Sotirios Chondrogiannis and Roberta Ravenni and Giuseppe Opocher and Patrick M Colletti and Domenico Rubello},
  journal={Endocrine},
  year={2013},
  volume={45},
  pages={469-478}
}
Pheochromocytoma (PH) and paraganglioma (PG) are neuroendocrine neoplasms arising from chromaffin cells of the adrenal medulla and the sympathetic ganglia, respectively. Although are unusual cause of hypertension (HT) accounting for at most 0.1–0.2 % of cases, they may lead to severe and potentially lethal hypertensive crisis due to the effects of the released catecholamines. However, both PH and PG may be asymptomatic as ~30 % of subjects are normotensive or have orthostatic hypotension and in… 

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