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Pheochromocytoma is a tumor of the adrenal gland. Pheochromocytomas are quite rare and the vast majority of them are entirely benign. Only very rarely is a pheochromocytoma malignant. People with pheochromocytoma usually show these three symptoms:

Other conditions that may accompany these classic symptoms are as follows:

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Terms related to Pheochromocytoma:

  • Adrenal Gland Tumor
  • Adrenal Pheochromocytoma
  • Tumor, Adrenal Gland