HENRY H. FERTIG; ROBERT D. TAYLOR, F.A.C.P.; A. C. CORCORAN; I. H. PAGE, F.A.C.P.
The dramatic occurrence of paroxysmal hypertension associated with headaches, nervousness, palpitation, nausea and vomiting is now a well known manifestation of pheochromocytoma. Pheochromocytoma is also increasingly recognized as a cause of persistently elevated blood pressure with attendant changes in the entire cardiovascular system. Not so well known, however, are the renal and urinary changes that may occur in this disease. To direct attention to these and their clinical importance, this case report is presented with a review of relevant literature.
A 29-year old white male was first seen in the Clinic on September 1, 1943, for weakness and
FERTIG HH, TAYLOR RD, CORCORAN AC, PAGE IH. THE RENAL MANIFESTATIONS OF PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA: REPORT OF A CASE1. Ann Intern Med. ;35:1358–1364. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-35-6-1358
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;35(6):1358-1364.
Adrenal Disorders, Endocrine and Metabolism, Endocrine Cancer, Hematology/Oncology, Nephrology.
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