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Can a CT test miss a pheochromocytoma?

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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Could

Yes. Depends on location.
Blood and urine tests are better. See an endocrinologist www.Drlugo.Com.

In brief: Could

Yes. Depends on location.
Blood and urine tests are better. See an endocrinologist www.Drlugo.Com.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

They can be small and not all are in the adrenal gland.
Biochemical tests are the most sensitive. Ct is useful for most cases if the biochemical tests suggest pheo.

In brief: Yes

They can be small and not all are in the adrenal gland.
Biochemical tests are the most sensitive. Ct is useful for most cases if the biochemical tests suggest pheo.
Dr. Richard Orr
Dr. Richard Orr
Thank
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