TITLE

Diverse Clinical Manifestations of Pheochromocytomas

AUTHOR(S)
Badui, Elias; Mancilla, Raul; Szymanski, Juan J.; Garcia-Rubi, David; Esta´┐Żol, Bruno
PUB. DATE
March 1982
SOURCE
Angiology;Mar1982, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p173
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Many difficulties are encountered by clinicians in attempting to diagnose pheochromocytomas. We describe several patients with unusual clinical features. These include sudden death, cerebral hemorrhage, refractory congestive heart failure, acute abdominal pain, and hypercalcemia. In 2 patients, the rare association of this tumor and pregnancy was observed. Two subjects had sudden death, 1 during a pneumoencephalogram and another during an epidural block. The clinicians should be aware of these manifestations of pheochromocytomas.
ACCESSION #
16373247

 

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