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Related to phaeochromocytoma: adrenal gland
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Noun1.phaeochromocytoma - a vascular tumor of the adrenal gland; hypersecretion of epinephrine results in intermittent or sustained hypertension
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
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An immunohistochemical procedure to detect patients with paraganglioma and phaeochromocytoma with germline SDHB, SDHC, or SDHD gene mutations: a retrospective and prospective analysis.
Pathological grading for predicting metastasis in phaeochromocytoma and paraganglioma.
MR differentiation of phaeochromocytoma from other adrenal lesions based on qualitative analysis of T2 relaxation times.
Clinical expression of phaeochromocytoma may involve numerous cardiovascular manifestations, but usually present as sustained or paroxysmal hypertension.
Use of magnesium sulphate in the anaesthetic management of phaeochromocytoma in pregnancy.
However, a recent study has shown that 6-OHDA activates the mitochondrial apoptosis pathway including the release of cytochrome c to cytosol and the activation of caspase-3 in rat adrenal phaeochromocytoma PC12 cells [39], indicating that other mechanisms may contribute to 6-OHDA-induced neuronal apoptosis.
Analysis of plasma 3-methoxytyramine, normetanephrine and metanephrine by ultra performance liquid chromatographytandem mass spectrometry: utility for diagnosis of dopamine-producing metastatic phaeochromocytoma.
Biopsy of an unsuspected phaeochromocytoma carries the potential risk of precipitating a catecholamine storm.
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