phaeochromocytoma


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Synonyms for phaeochromocytoma

a vascular tumor of the adrenal gland

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14] Imaging plays a vital role in demonstrating local invasion and metastatic spread, being the only reliable criteria that help to establish a diagnosis of malignant phaeochromocytoma (Figs 9A-C).
Intraabdominal paragangliomas are most commonly phaeochromocytomas of the adrenal medulla, while extraadrenal paragangliomas can arise in diverse locations.
Phaeochromocytoma of the spermatic cord: report of a case.
Pressor effect of metoclopramide in phaeochromocytoma.
The following tumors were evaluated by these techniques: meningioma, astrocytoma, glioblastoma multiforme, neuroblastoma, ganglioneuroblastoma, neurofibromatosis, paranganglioma, schwannoma, and phaeochromocytoma.
It was only then the Woolards learned Ross had a phaeochromocytoma, an extremely rare stomach tumour which affects just one in a million people.
Propranolol must not be used if there is a history of bronchial asthma or bronchospasm or if a patient has any of the following conditions: known hypersensitivity to the substance, bradycardia, cardiogenic shock, hypotension, metabolic acidosis, severe peripheral arterialcirculatory disturbances, second or third degree heart block, sick sinus syndrome, phaeochromocytoma, uncontrolled heart failure or Prinzmetal's angina.
A phaeochromocytoma is a rare neuro-endocrine tumour of the paraganglionic chromaffin cells affecting 2-8 persons per million per year.
I-131-meta-iodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) has been shown to be effective in chromaffin tumours (neuroblastoma, phaeochromocytoma, and paraganglioma) as well as for carcinoid and medullary thyroid carcinoma.
MEN II (bilateral phaeochromocytoma and thyroid carcinoma) was not diagnosed in a patient with suspected acute myocarditis and cardiovascular failure (no correct test was performed).
Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredient, heart disease, hepatic or severe renal impairment, hypertension, hyperthyroidism, diabetes, phaeochromocytoma, closed angle glaucoma or use with other sympathomimetic decongestants.
It can be used in large doses for the short term control of hypertension in patients with phaeochromocytoma or in the treatment of hypertensive crisis following the abrupt withdrawal of clonidine.
True (A) or false (B)--click on the correct answer: The prevalence of phaeochromocytoma in patients with hypertension is estimated to be in excess of 10%.
Phaeochromocytoma was finally excluded due to the presence of a basophilic cytoplasm and the obvious absence of S100 positive sustentacular cells.