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pheochromocytomas

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  • n. Plural form of pheochromocytoma.

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Examples

  • Tumors called pheochromocytomas can affect the adrenal gland, which is located above the kidney.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Symptoms of pheochromocytomas result from excessive hormone production and can include:

    Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2

  • There are certain symptoms that can be associated with the presence of MTC, pheochromocytomas or hyperparathyroidism.

    Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2

  • Only 13 lesions (25\%) were functioning (8 cortisol-secreting adenomas, 4 pheochromocytomas, and 1 aldosteronoma).

    Notes from Dr. RW

  • He’d skip the exotic presentations, the VIPomas (vasoactive intestinal peptide-secreting tumors), the pheochromocytomas (adrenaline-producing tumors), and go first to the nursing home patients.

    After the Diagnosis

  • mutations in the FP/TMEM127 gene that may be associated with pheochromocytomas in the adrenal gland.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • pheochromocytomas - that secrete high levels of adrenaline, and such tumors can cause this combination of high blood pressure and orthostatic hypotension.

    NYT > Home Page

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