Pitfalls in the diagnosis of phaeochromocytoma

Zendron, L.; Fehrenbach, J.; Taverna, C.; Krause, M.
March 2004
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);3/13/2004, Vol. 328 Issue 7440, p629
Academic Journal
Offers a look at problems with the diagnosis of pheochromocytoma. Presentation of a case report of an incorrect diagnosis of pheochromocytoma; Presence of an adrenal tumor together with hypertension; Statement that a correct diagnosis of pheochromocytoma depends on a critical interpretation of each diagnostic test, a thorough review of anatomical and functional examinations and a careful history taking.


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