Author | Marina M. Roytman, MD

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Pheochromocytoma: Do You Know the Classic Triad of Symptoms?

March 01, 2006

A 49-year-old man presents for a routine examination. He has a 15-year history of essential hypertension and a 7-year history of hypercholesterolemia and type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Pheochromocytoma

March 01, 2006

A 49-year-old man presents for a routineexamination. He has a 15-yearhistory of essential hypertension anda 7-year history of hypercholesterolemiaand type 2 diabetes mellitus.The patient has lost 7.5 lb in the past3 months. The physical examinationis remarkable for a blood pressure(BP) of 168/94 mm Hg and a palpablemidline epigastric mass that isnontender, firm, and immobile.