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Pheochromocytoma (PCC) is a rare tumor of adrenal gland tissue. The adrenal glands are located above the kidneys. The adrenals produce a number of hormones, including aldosterone, testosterone, cortisol, norepinephrine, and epinephrine. These horm[read article]

Tests for Pheochromocytoma

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Catecholamines is a general term for several hormones that naturally occur in your body, mainly dopamine, norepinephrine, and epinephrine. Your body produces more c...  More
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Catecholamines are neurotransmitters. They include dopamine, norepinephrine, and epinephrine. These proteins help transmit signals in your body and brain. They help...  More
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A CT scan is a type of X-ray that can show cross-sectional images of a specific area of the body. The machine circles the body and sends the images to a computer, w...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Chromogranin A Test
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Plasma Metanephrines Test
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Urine Metanephrines Test
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Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)
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An MRI, which stands for magnetic resonance imaging, is a type of noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of the body. Unl...  More
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Blood Pressure Monitoring
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A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an imaging test that allows doctors to check for disease in your body. The scan uses radioactive tracers in a special d...  More
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In some cases, your doctor may decide that he or she needs a sample of your tissue or your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of t...  More
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A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues f...  More
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A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is a noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of your body. It allows doctors to se...  More
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Tumor Marker Measurement
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Lymph nodes are small, oval-shaped organs located in different areas of your body. They are found close to internal organs such as the stomach, intestines, and lung...  More
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An X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body. When focused on the chest, it ca...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Pheochromocytoma

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Adrenalectomy is a surgery to remove one or both of your adrenal glands. The adrenal glands are two small organs located above your kidneys. They secrete hormones t...  More
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Adrenalectomy is a surgery to remove one or both of your adrenal glands. The adrenal glands are two small organs located above your kidneys. They secrete hormones t...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Pheochromocytoma

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PROPRANOLOL (proe PRAN oh lole) is a beta-blocker. Beta-blockers reduce the workload on the heart and help it to beat more regularly. This medicine is used to treat...  More
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PHENOXYBENZAMINE (fen ox ee BEN za meen) is used to treat high blood pressure and sweating associated with pheochromocytoma.  More
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METYROSINE (me TYE roe seen) lowers the amount of epinephrine and norepinephrine that the body makes. It is used to treat pheochromocytoma.  More
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