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Will pheochromocytoma kill me?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Do you have one?

These are killers if neglected.
You'll either have a hemorrhagic stroke, or become demented from the wild changes in blood pressure, or have your heart muscle fail from the excess catecholamines, or get heart failure from hypertension. None of these are pleasant. If you are offered surgery, take it.

In brief: Do you have one?

These are killers if neglected.
You'll either have a hemorrhagic stroke, or become demented from the wild changes in blood pressure, or have your heart muscle fail from the excess catecholamines, or get heart failure from hypertension. None of these are pleasant. If you are offered surgery, take it.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

If not properly diagnosed and treated appropriately, it can kill you.
This is a special disease. You should have an endocrinologist on the case and need to use surgical team who are experienced in treating this disorder.

In brief: Yes

If not properly diagnosed and treated appropriately, it can kill you.
This is a special disease. You should have an endocrinologist on the case and need to use surgical team who are experienced in treating this disorder.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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