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What is the prognosis with a pheochromocytoma?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Rare but deadly

Prognosis depends on how it's treated.
Please find a team of physicians who are familiar and comfortable taking care of this problem: surgeon, anesthesiologist, endocrinologist.

In brief: Rare but deadly

Prognosis depends on how it's treated.
Please find a team of physicians who are familiar and comfortable taking care of this problem: surgeon, anesthesiologist, endocrinologist.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Kevin Hiler
Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Excellent

Requires surgery but has excellent prognosis.

In brief: Excellent

Requires surgery but has excellent prognosis.
Dr. Kevin Hiler
Dr. Kevin Hiler
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Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Pathology

In brief: 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 treated properly they have a very favorable outcomes. Untreated they can cause rapid fluctuation in blood pressure, shock, stroke, heart attacks or kidney failure.

In brief: 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 treated properly they have a very favorable outcomes. Untreated they can cause rapid fluctuation in blood pressure, shock, stroke, heart attacks or kidney failure.
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
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