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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 218-222

Atypical pheochromcytoma: Haemorrhagic cyst and abdominal pain in a normotensive patient


Department of Endocrinology, The Royal Hospital, Muscat, Oman

Correspondence Address:
Fathima P Kunjumohammed
Department of Endocrinology, The Royal Hospital, Muscat
Oman
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DOI: 10.4103/1947-489X.210548

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Pheochromocytomas are catecholamine-secreting tumors. They show a considerable variation in clinical presentation ranging from adrenal incidentaloma in a normotensive individual to a patient in hypertensive crisis or with cerebrovascular or cardiac decompensation. We report here a case of fifty years old Omani female patient was referred to the endocrine clinic from a regional hospital, for further investigation of a an incidental left adrenal cyst that was detected on US abdomen being performed for evaluation of abdominal pain. Pheochromocytoma was eventually confirmed and an abdominal CT showed a large haemorrhagic cyst. The course and management is described and a focused review of the pitfalls of diagnosis and management is provided.


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