Pediatric Pheochromocytoma

Pediatric Pheochromocytoma

Pediatric Pheochromocytoma

Dallas

214-456-5959
Fax: 214-456-5963
Suite F4400

Plano

469-303-2400
Fax: 469-303-2407
Suite P4400

Park Cities

469-488-7000
Fax: 469-488-7001
Suite 106

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What is Pediatric Pheochromocytoma?

Pheochromocytoma is a rare tumor of adrenal gland tissue that causes too much adrenaline to be excreted.  Most of the time these tumors are not cancerous.

What are the signs and symptoms of Pediatric Pheochromocytoma?

How is Pediatric Pheochromocytoma diagnosed?

  • History and physical
  • Blood and urine tests 
  • CT scan 
  • Genetic testing

How is Pediatric Pheochromocytoma treated?

Surgery

Pheochromocytomas are usually treated by surgically removing the tumor. Most of the time, this improves blood pressure levels.

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