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Year : 2023  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 58-60

A case of phaeochromocytoma with normal metanephrine but high plasma aldosterone

Department of Endocrinology, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Wafia Najifa
Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Dhaka
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DOI: 10.4103/bjem.bjem_21_22

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Pheochromocytoma is one of the causes of endocrine hypertension leading to stroke in young patients. The tumor secretes not only catecholamines but also other hormones in rare occasions. Besides, symptomatic tumors may come with normal catecholamine metabolite levels. Here is a case of a 28-year-old male featuring these exceptions who was managed at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

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