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Pheochromocytoma associated with cyanotic congenital heart disease
Seung Joon Chung, Young Ah Lee, Choong Ho Shin, Sei Won Yang, Eun Jung Bae, Jung Il Noh
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2008;51(1):93-97.   Published online January 15, 2008
Pheochromocytoma is a rare tumor of childhood, arising from adrenal medullary and chromaffin tissue. Because chronic hypoxia may induce pheochromocytoma, there have been several reports of pheochromocytoma development in cyanotic patients after corrective or palliative cardiac surgery. The variable clinical presentation of pheochromocytoma is obscured by both underlying heart disease and medications. If sudden hypertension, aggravation of a heart condition,...
Original Article
Pheochromocytoma in Children
Tae Sue Ha, Jae Hong Park, Il Soo Ha, Hae Il Cheong, Yong Choi, Hyung Ro Moon, Gui Won Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1994;37(7):961-968.   Published online July 15, 1994
We Reviewed 10 hypertensive children with pheochromocytoma retrospectively and the following results were obtained. 1) Out of 10 patients, 7 were male and 3 female. Age ranged from 5.5 years to 13.8 years and their median age was 9.9 years. 2) They complained of sweating, lethargy, headache, or chest pain and so on, Hypertension were noticed in all patients. Heart murmurs were...
One Case of Pheochromocytoma.
Jong Jin Kim, Jung Oh Kim, Sung Won Kang, Byung Churl Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(7):942-947.   Published online July 31, 1988
The Pheochromocytoma is a rare tumor of childhood and can arise from chromaffin tissue anywhere in the body. Most commonly it is located in the adrenal medulla, especially on the right side. We experienced a case of pheochromocytoma in a 14 year old boy, who had paroxysmal palpitation, perspiration, dyspnea and contemporary paroxysmal hypertension. Diagnosis was made by clinical features, elevated plasma catecholamine concentration,...
Pheochromocytoma in Two 10-year Old Children.
Young Soo Kim, Young Hoon Kim, Se Won Yang, Yong Choi, Hyung Ro Moon
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1987;30(2):207-211.   Published online February 28, 1987
We experienced two cases of pheochromocytoma in 10 year-old boy and girl. Boy had bilateral and girl had unilateral pheochromocytoma. Both patients who were severely retarded in height growth had hypertension and one patient had cardiomyopathy. In both patients, vanillylmandelic acid in urine was increased, and phentolamine test was positive. Adrenal mass was visualized by C.T. in each ease. Successful surgical removal was done,...
Case Report
Pheochromocytoma in A Child, with Hypertensive Encephalopathy.
Sung Jee Nam, Oh Young Kwon, Ja Hoon Koo, Doo Hong Ahn, Ku Hong Cho, Dae Ki Han, Sae Kook Chang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1982;25(1):72-79.   Published online January 31, 1982
A 12 years old boy was admitted with chief complaint of fever, vomiting, sweating and comatose state. Blood pressure ranged 200/150mmHg, and various tests, including 24 hour urinary VMA, regitine test, abdominal aortography and CT scan, showed pheochromocytoma on the left adrenal gland. After successful surgical removal of the tumor, he has been free of symptoms afterward. And diagnosis of...
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