Biochemical analysis and management of phaeochromocytoma: A case report
Keywords:Biochemical, management, analysis, Phaeochromocytoma
Phaeochromocytoma is a tumour from chromaffin cells in adrenal medulla or extra-adrenal autonomic ganglia, usually releasing catecholamines and metanephrines. It is an unusual cause of severe hypertension in the young. This is the first report from our hospital, the Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia. There are important steps in management which if unattended to results in high peri-operative mortality. This article highlight these issues in its management.
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