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In which other problems VMA level will be raised ?

vma level can be raised in which other problems
Mon, 23 Jan 2012
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Urinary VMA is elevated in patients with tumors that secrete catecholamines.so it can also incresed in conditions like neuroblastoma. it also incresed by certain medications.so if pheochromocytoma is there you should do a mri to rule out it. take care.
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