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Doctor insights on: Pheochromocytoma Neurological Symptoms

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Does pheochromocytoma cause neurological symptoms?

Does pheochromocytoma cause neurological symptoms?

Yes: The most common neurological symptoms it causes is episodic headache, which means the headache comes and goes often. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Orr
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Pheochromocytoma (Definition)

Pheochromocytoma is a tumor of the adrenal gland. The adrenal glands are small organs that sit above the kidneys and secrete important hormones that are responsible for maintain body fluid and electrolyte levels and helps people respond to stress. A pheochromocytoma can cause the release of too much stress hormone such as epinephrine, leading to periodic increases in blood pressure, flushing, and ...Read more


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Can pheochromocytoma manifest neurological symptoms?

Pheochromocytoma: Pheochromocytoma is a tumor of the adrenal gland that secretes hormones that cause hyperactivity of the sympathetic nervous system. The symptoms include elevated blood pressure, anxiety, weight loss, and excess perspiration., . ...Read more

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Does pheochromocytoma manifest neurological symptoms?

Does pheochromocytoma manifest neurological symptoms?

Yes: Common neurological symptoms of pheochromocytoma include abnormal skin sensations (e.g. Electrical or numbness), anxiety, and headache. Most other symptoms are cardiovascular and endocrine. ...Read more

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What are some neurological symptoms?

What are some neurological symptoms?

Neuro symptoms: Neurological symptoms include weakness, numbness, loss of coordination, double vision, loss of vision in one eye, loss of speech or memory, inability to recognize left or right, trouble writing or calculating, tremor, seizure, or trouble with walking. ...Read more

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What kind of neurological symptoms do you get with lupus?

What kind of neurological symptoms do you get with lupus?

Main six: Stroke, seizures, headaches, psychiatric symptoms, neuropathy, and cognitive dysfunction can all be neurologic symptoms of lupus. Caution has to be used in diagnosis as certain symptoms such as headaches have many other causes, even in patients with known lupus. If a stroke or seizures occur in lupus, prompt diagnosis and treatment are mandatory as these carry a worse prognosis. ...Read more

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Can anxiety symptoms be similar to neurological symptoms?

Can anxiety symptoms be similar to neurological symptoms?

Yes they can: As far as symptoms go, anxiety can be a great masquerader. It can cause all kinds of physical symptoms, including those that could sound or feel neurological: dizziness; numbness & tingling in extremities; feelings of being far away; poor concentration; forgetfulness; tension; headaches, etc. Your doctor will work with you to differentiate causes through good exams & diagnostic tests. Be well. ...Read more

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What type of neurological symptoms do you have with lupus?

Varies: Systemic lupus erythematosis has many symptoms. Having sle does not mean that you will have neuro symptoms. In its most dangerous form neurologic sle can cause psychosis, siezures, mono neuritis multiplex ( multiple peripheral nerves not functioning properly) , and/or cranial nerve abnormmalities. Sle can also cause many other neuro symptoms. You should discuss all symptoms with your doctor. ...Read more

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What kind of neurological symptoms can you have with lupus?

Depends: CNS lupus can be associated with seizures, psychosis, halucinations, or stoke. It is a serious issue. ...Read more

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Which type of neurological symptoms do you have with lupus?

Many possibilities: The type of involvement can be varied with numerous possibilities. Lupus can involve either the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) or peripheral nerves. Psychiatric disturbances are the most common manifestations of CNS involvement. ...Read more