A 24-year-old male asked:
Can a pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma produce important psychiatric symptoms or not?
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Psychiatry 55 years experience
Pheochromocytoma: Pheochromocytoma is a tumor of adrenal gland.
It can cause psychiatric symptoms, such as
feeling of extreme fright
i also has medical symptoms.
Please see an endocriniologist for your condition.
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Psychiatry 36 years experience
Pheochromocytoma: The high level of neurotransmitters in cases of pheochromocytoma may produce a "manic-like" episode in persons who are not suffering of bipolar disorder. They would experience insomnia, restlessness, hyperactivity, irritability, anger, rapid speech and thinking, lack of restrained erratic behavior, aggression or violence, as well as symptoms like hypertension, tachycardia, arrhythmia, etc.
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