ALBERT SJOERDSMA, M.D., PH.D.; KARL ENGELMAN, M.D.; THOMAS A. WALDMANN, M.D.; LEE H. COOPERMAN, M.D.; WILLIAM G. HAMMOND, M.D.
Dr. Albert Sjoerdsma: I shall begin this conference by reading excerpts from the case histories of several of our patients.
"There was" a 6-year-old girl who had perspired excessively since birth and was repeatedly termed an "anxious child" by her pediatricians. After her mother read a newspaper article by Dr. Walter C. Alvarez on causes of excessive sweating, she asked a physician to measure her daughter's blood pressure; it was greatly elevated. A cerebrovascular accident with moderate residual ensued, but relief of symptoms eventually occurred after an operation. Two years later symptoms recurred, and metastatic nodules were visible on the
SJOERDSMA A, ENGELMAN K, WALDMANN TA, COOPERMAN LH, HAMMOND WG. Pheochromocytoma: Current Concepts of Diagnosis and Treatment: Combined Clinical Staff Conference at the National Institutes of Health. Ann Intern Med. 1966;65:1302–1326. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-65-6-1302
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;65(6):1302-1326.
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