Pheochromocytoma crisis induced by glucocorticoids: a report of four cases and review of the literature.

@article{Rosas2008PheochromocytomaCI,
  title={Pheochromocytoma crisis induced by glucocorticoids: a report of four cases and review of the literature.},
  author={Alejandro L Rosas and Anna A. Kasperlik-Zaluska and Lucyna Papierska and Barbara Bass and Karel Pacak and Graeme Eisenhofer},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={2008},
  volume={158 3},
  pages={423-9}
}
CONTEXT Pheochromocytoma crisis (PC) is a rare life-threatening endocrine emergency that may present spontaneously or can be unmasked by 'triggers', including certain medications that provoke the release of catecholamines by tumors. Several isolated cases of PC have been reported after administration of exogenous glucocorticoids; evidence that these drugs cause adverse events in patients with pheochromocytoma is mainly anecdotal. PATIENTS We report four cases of PC most likely induced by… CONTINUE READING

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