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Old 03-09-2005, 11:35 AM   #1
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Pheochromocytoma ... is anyone familiar?

Hello. everyone:
I'm looking for anyone with knowledge of Pheochromocytoma. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks.
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Re: Pheochromocytoma ... is anyone familiar?

My Dad,

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):

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/pheochromocytoma.html

And also from Medline here is another link from the American Urological Society that is very helpful:

http://urologyhealth.org/adult/index.cfm?cat=02&topic=114

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