A Rare Case Presenting with Symptoms of Familial Pheochromacytoma


EVRAN M. , AKKUŞ G. , SERT M. , Tetiker T.

CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.40, ss.593-596, 2015 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 40 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Dergi Adı: CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.593-596

Özet

Pheochromocytoma is a rare tumor in which seen an incidence of 1 per 100.000 in the general population. Pheochromocytoma is a catecholamine producing neuroendocrine tumor arising from adrenal medulla. A 46-year-old man experienced headache, sweating and palpitation referred to our hospital. Familial pheocromocytoma was detected. We presented this case as whole family members had suffered from morbidities and deaths due to this disorder.