Pheochromocytoma: clinical manifestations and diagnostic tests.

@article{Juan1981PheochromocytomaCM,
  title={Pheochromocytoma: clinical manifestations and diagnostic tests.},
  author={Dolores de Juan},
  journal={Urology},
  year={1981},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={
          1-12
        }
}
Pheochromocytoma accounts for about 0.1 per cent of patients with diastolic hyperstension. It mimics many diseases varying from anxiety psychoneurosis to intracranial tumors. Cardinal symptoms include sevre headache (72 to 92 per cent), sweating (60 tp 70 per cent), palpitations (51 to 73 per cent), and hypertension (> 90 per cent) of which 50 per cent is sustained, 50 per cent paroxysmal. Many drugs (phenothiazines, Saralasin, antiemetics, steroids, etc.) have been reported as precipitating… CONTINUE READING
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