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does dibenzyline help with pheochromocytoma

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Hormone release: Pheochromocytoma (PCC) is a rare tumor of adrenal gland tissue. When functional they cause adrenal glands to make too much norepinephrine and epine ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Multiple: findings of tachycardia, elevated blood pressure, headache! Then flushing, chest pain, heart pain, torn aorta and more!! Medical emergency!
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Pederson
27 years experience General Surgery
Too much adrenaline: These are tumors of the adrenal gland which secrete hormones that basically raise blood pressure. Can have episodic very high blood pressure, fast hea ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
23 years experience Pathology
Favorable: They are known as the "10% tumor" as approximately 10% are inherited, 10% involve both adrenals, 10% are cancerous, and 10% seen in children. If treat ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Symptoms of norepine: Most pheochomocytomas are small and under 10 cm. Occassionally they reach very large sizes growing into adjacent organs like liver. Initially sympt ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Usual presentation: Is extreme hypertension. After that, you will need special blood tests for diagnosis. But this is a rare tumor, and other causes of hypertension are ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
21 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Hyperthroidism: Paragangliomas, cushings syndrome and carcinoid tumor can also mimic pheochromocytoma. Please check with your doctor if urine/blood studies +/- imagin ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
If you know you: Have pheo, a surgical resection is necessary. You need to see a surgeon with experience in laparoscopic or robotic surgery. These days, look for a s ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Surgery: A truly diagnosed adrenal tumor of pheochromocytoma (rare condition) is treated by surgical excision. But also i cannot fail to include the need for t ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
44 years experience Surgical Oncology
Blood pressure: High blood pressure (which may be episodic) is usually present. Other common symptoms are headache, a feeling of pounding from the blood pressure, pa ... Read More
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