Pheochromocytoma Presenting as Stroke in Two Taiwanese Children

  title={Pheochromocytoma Presenting as Stroke in Two Taiwanese Children},
  author={Y. Van and Huei-Shyong Wang and Ching-Horng Lai and Jer-Nan Lin and F. Lo},
  journal={Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism},
  pages={1563 - 1568}
  • Y. Van, Huei-Shyong Wang, +2 authors F. Lo
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • Pheochromocytoma is a rare tumor and accounts for about 1% of pediatric hypertension. Its diagnosis is important because the hypertension is usually curable by eradication of the tumor. We report two Taiwanese children with pheochromocytoma presenting as stroke. Patient 1 developed a cerebral infarction and patient 2 had an intracranial hemorrhage. Abdominal MRI of patient 1 showed an extraadrenal tumor 5.1 x 4 x 4.7 cm in size and abdominal CT of patient 2 revealed a left adrenal mass 4 x 2.9… CONTINUE READING
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