What are the characteristics of pheochromocytomas spells?

Updated: Aug 10, 2018
  • Author: Michael A Blake, MBBCh, MRCPI, FRCR; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Answer

Classically, pheochromocytoma manifests as spells with the following 4 characteristics:

  • Headaches
  • Palpitations
  • Diaphoresis
  • Severe hypertension

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