TITLE

Pitfalls in the diagnosis of phaeochromocytoma

AUTHOR(S)
Zendron, L.; Fehrenbach, J.; Taverna, C.; Krause, M.
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);3/13/2004, Vol. 328 Issue 7440, p629
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
12485290

 

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