Pheochromocytoma

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Siyamaladevi M

Pheochromocytoma (PCC) is a neuroendocrine tumor of the medulla of the adrenal glands (originating in the chromaffin cells), or extra-adrenal chromaffin tissue that failed to involute after birth that secretes high amounts of catecholamines. Its a hereditary disorder. Surgical resection of the tumor is the treatment of first choice, either by open laparotomy or laparoscopy

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/ijcar.2017.5669.0774