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There is increasing recognition of the need of considering the possible presence of pheochromocytoma as a causative factor in sustained as well as in paroxysmal hypertension. Professor Heinrich Sack's monograph offers a timely review of the present status of our knowledge concerning this endocrine tumor. The author writes from the point of view of the broadly trained internist whose interests include not only the clinical features but also the pathology of the tumor and the pathogenesis of the hypertension it produces.
A brief but adequate historical introduction covers the main contributions to the subject. Many of those interested in this
Das Phäochromozytom.. Ann Intern Med. 1952;36:1553. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-36-6-1553_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;36(6):1553.
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