Sporadic pheochromocytoma/secreting paraganglioma

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Sporadic pheochromocytoma/secreting paraganglioma

A rare isolated non-familial pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma tumor arising from neuroendocrine chromaffin cells of the adrenal medulla (pheochromocytoma) or from extra-adrenal chromaffin tissue (paraganglioma). The majority of these tumors are benign and the presenting symptoms are typically caused by the increased catecholamine production of the tumor including hypertension (often paroxysmal) tachycardia anxiety and/or excessive sweating.

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