Severe paroxysmal hypertension (pseudopheochromocytoma).

  title={Severe paroxysmal hypertension (pseudopheochromocytoma).},
  author={Samuel J. Mann},
  journal={Current hypertension reports},
  volume={10 1},
Paroxysmal hypertension always engenders a search for a catecholamine-secreting pheochromocytoma. Yet 98% of people with paroxysmal hypertension do not have this tumor. The cause and management of paroxysmal hypertension remain a mystery, and the subject of remarkably few papers. This review presents an approach to understanding and successfully treating this disorder. Patients experience symptomatic blood pressure surges likely linked to sympathetic nervous system stimulation. A specific… CONTINUE READING
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