Episodic palpitations in pheochromocytoma

Roth, Lee S.; Nicholson, Janis
November 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/10/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 10, p714
Academic Journal
The article presents of the article "Episodic palpitations in pheochromocytoma," by Lee S. Roth and Janis Nicholson, which appeared at www.cmaj.ca. It presents the case of a 54-year-old man with episodic palpitations accompanied with chest pain and headache. His cardiac monitoring revealed a peak heart rate of 186 beats/minute in tachycardia and his urinary metanephrine levels elevated at 7.1 and 10.3 μmol/day. His condition was diagnosed as pheochromocytoma.


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