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A 37-year-old female asked:

Can someone please help me understand these results please? creatinine rand. ur 86.9 mg/dl, normetanephrine u 440 ug/l 1, metanephrine u. 78 ug/l 2, and metaneph/creat ratio 0.6 ug/mg creat 3. thank u so much?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
The tests are for a pheochromocytoma a curable cause of hypertension. Need normal values for your lab to interpret. Goto uptodate.com and read more. Creatinine is used to estimate daily excretion

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A 37-year-old female asked:

Creatinine Rand Ur. 86.9 mg/dL Normetanephrine U 440 ug/L Metanephrine U. 78 ug/L Metaneph/Creat Ratio 0.6 ug/mg. can someone interpret these results please? testing for Metanephrines Pheochromocyt?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Without normal values for that lab it is not possible to help. Almost always Pheo numbers are sky high.
Last updated Mar 30, 2021

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