Pheochromocytoma

A benign or malignant neuroendocrine neoplasm of the sympathetic nervous system that secretes catecholamines. It arises from the chromaffin cells of the adrenal medulla. Clinical presentation includes headaches, palpitations, chest and abdominal pain, hypertension, fever, and tremor. Microscopically, a characteristic nesting (zellballen) growth pattern is usually seen. Other growth patterns including trabecular pattern may also be present.

Disease Alternative Name

pheochromocytoma (adrenal)
adrenal gland chromaffin paraganglioma
adrenal gland chromaffinoma
adrenal gland paraganglioma
adrenal medullary paraganglioma
adrenal medullary pheochromocytoma
adrenal pheochromocytoma
chromaffin paraganglioma of the adrenal gland
adrenal gland pheochromocytoma
intraadrenal paraganglioma
pcc
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Patient complaint of slurring of speech and was found hypertensive 200/130 mmhg visited a nearby clinic and took antihyp...See More

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Looks like “pheochromocytoma” Symptomatic treatment And surgical excision of tumor


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30Y/F. Retroperitoneal mass, complicating pregnancy. Composite Extraadrenal Pheochromocytoma/ Paraganglioma (Endo/ Neur...See More

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Retroperitoneal Composite Paraganglioma Complicating Pregnancy, Composed of Paraganglioma & Ganglioneuroblastoma.


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