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- n. Plural form of pheochromocytoma.
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Tumors called pheochromocytomas can affect the adrenal gland, which is located above the kidney.
Symptoms of pheochromocytomas result from excessive hormone production and can include:
There are certain symptoms that can be associated with the presence of MTC, pheochromocytomas or hyperparathyroidism.
Only 13 lesions (25\%) were functioning (8 cortisol-secreting adenomas, 4 pheochromocytomas, and 1 aldosteronoma).
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.
mutations in the FP/TMEM127 gene that may be associated with pheochromocytomas in the adrenal gland.
pheochromocytomas - that secrete high levels of adrenaline, and such tumors can cause this combination of high blood pressure and orthostatic hypotension.