What are the clinical signs of pheochromocytomas?

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

Clinical signs associated with pheochromocytomas include the following:

  • Hypertension: Paroxysmal in 50% of cases
  • Postural hypotension: From volume contraction
  • Hypertensive retinopathy
  • Weight loss
  • Pallor
  • Fever
  • Tremor
  • Neurofibromas
  • Tachyarrhythmias
  • Pulmonary edema
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Ileus
  • Café au lait spots

See Clinical Presentation for more detail.


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