Hyper-dopaminemia may produce an increased outlet resistance of the prostatic urethra: a case report of malignant pheochromocytoma.


We report on a 43-year-old man with difficult urination attributed to malignant pheochromocytoma with hyper-dopaminemia. A decrease and increase in the plasma dopamine values during the clinical course clearly coincided with improvement and deterioration, respectively, in urination difficulty. The prostatic peak pressure decreased by 37% when the plasma… (More)


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