Why are there so many different types of tests for pheochromocytoma? Which is right for me?

Confusing diagnosis. There are many screening tests for pheochromocytoma - some are blood tests, some are urine tests. Screening is becoming less burdensome in the last several years because of more sensitive tests. Main question - why are you being screened? Typically it is for symptoms, adrenal mass on ct, or rare familial syndromes (men ii). Good tests are catecholamine and metanephrine levels.
Because . There are lots of ways to skin a cat. The one your doctor ordered is the one that's right for you.