What is the role of arteriography in the diagnosis of pheochromocytoma?

Updated: Aug 10, 2018
  • Author: Michael A Blake, MBBCh, MRCPI, FRCR; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Arteriography is rarely indicated. It provides little additional information compared with MRI or CT scanning, and the direct use of intra-arterial contrast may induce a hypertensive crisis.


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