Pheochromocytoma found in Takotsubo cardiomyopathy patients.


Increased level of serum catecholamines in the acute phase was reported to be a feature of takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TC). We report a TC case with pheochromocytoma, which caused a stir in the diagnosis of TC and suggests the importance of screening for a catecholamine-producing tumor. A female patient was referred to our emergency department due to ongoing… (More)


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@article{Kobayashi2014PheochromocytomaFI, title={Pheochromocytoma found in Takotsubo cardiomyopathy patients.}, author={Yuhei Kobayashi and Yukari Kobayashi and Atsushi Hirohata}, journal={The Journal of invasive cardiology}, year={2014}, volume={26 6}, pages={E76-7} }