phaeochromocytoma

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n phaeochromocytoma a vascular tumor of the adrenal gland; hypersecretion of epinephrine results in intermittent or sustained hypertension
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Usage


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The role of venous sampling in the localization of phaeochromocytoma.
Paragangliomas and phaeochromocytomas are neuroendocrine tumours associated frequently with germline mutations of SDHD, SDHC, and SDHB.
The genetic basis for familial phaeochromocytoma is unknown in many cases.
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