What are the North American NeuroEndocrine Tumor Society (NANETS) guidelines for biochemical testing in the evaluation of pheochromocytomas?

Updated: Aug 10, 2018
  • Author: Michael A Blake, MBBCh, MRCPI, FRCR; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Guidelines from the North American NeuroEndocrine Tumor Society (NANETS) recommend biochemical testing for pheochromocytoma in the following cases [35] :

  • Symptomatic patients
  • Patients with an adrenal incidentaloma
  • Patients who have a hereditary risk for developing a pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma (extra-adrenal pheochromocytoma)

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