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Pheochromocytoma in pregnancy: A case Report.

@article{Alvarado2016PheochromocytomaIP,
  title={Pheochromocytoma in pregnancy: A case Report.},
  author={Milliette Alvarado and Margarita Ram{\'i}rez-Vick and Myriam Zaydee Allende-Vigo and William M{\'e}ndez-Latalladi and Marielba Agosto and Rafael Gonzalez and Meliza Martinez and Monica Vega and M Luisa Fern{\'a}ndez and Rom{\'a}n V{\'e}lez and Keimari M{\'e}ndez},
  journal={Boletin de la Asociacion Medica de Puerto Rico},
  year={2016},
  volume={108 1},
  pages={
          95-98
        }
}
This is the case of a 38 year-old female patient with an intrauterine pregnancy, in which a previous incidentally identified adrenal mass proved to be a pheochromocytoma during the antenatal period. The patient was started on α-and β-adrenergic blockade to maintain hemodynamic stability, and surgical removal of the lesion was performed during the second trimester without major complications. In view of the rarity of this disorder in pregnancy, it is imperative to have a high index of suspicion… 
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