What is Pheochromocytoma?

This is the lesion of kidney in the form of tumor which greatly affect the blood pressure.

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Hi doctor. I have been suffering from severy anxiety and panic attacks last six months. During the attack my bp which is normally low 96\66 jumps...

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I understand that you had been worked up for Pheochromocytoma. Your concern seems to be related to the anxiety and hormone levels....

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I am being investigated for pheochromocytoma and causes of resistant hypertension. I experience from time to time a surge in BP (up to 170/110...

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Thank you for posting in the query.

Resistant Hypertension is defined as blood pressure that remains elevated above treatment goals despite...

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My 6yr old son did 24hr urine catecholomine test as I have had phaechromocytoma removed. Results for dopamine, noradrenaline and ratio to...

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I understand that you had surgery for pheochromocytoma at the age of 25yrs. Was it both...

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