Re: Pheochromocytoma ... is anyone familiar?
A Pheo is a tumor of the adrenal glands and is almost always benign.
The classic symptoms are hypertension, abnormal sweats, "panic" attacks and headache.
In most cases, once a pheo is removed surgically, the hypertension and all other symptoms resolve.
Here's some info for you that will help give you a good overview:
From MEDLINE..( check out the PDF link there from the National Institutes of Health):
And also from Medline here is another link from the American Urological Society that is very helpful: