Am Surg 2015 Jan;81(1):E34-5
Department of Surgery, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA.
Front Cardiovasc Med 2021 11;8:648725. Epub 2021 Mar 11.
Department of Cardiology, Shaanxi Provincial People's Hospital, Xi'an, China.
Pheochromocytoma patients who present with shock are extremely rare. Here, we report a patient who presented with shock and was diagnosed with pheochromocytoma. A 59-year-old woman with a history of hypertension without any treatment for 5 years presented with chest tightness. Read More
Ann Afr Med 2021 Jan-Mar;20(1):42-45
Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Nutrition, University Hospital Hassan II; Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, University Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah; Epidemiology and Health Science Research Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, University Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah, Fez, Morocco.
Introduction: Pheochromocytomas are catecholamine-producing tumors presenting with various clinical symptoms and a serious potentially lethal cardiovascular complications due to the potent effects of secreted catecholamines. Glucoregulation disorders could also occur leading to impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes mellitus. The aim of our study was to determine the effects of adrenalectomy on patient recovery with regard to their glycemic status. Read More
Medicine (Baltimore) 2021 Mar;100(11):e24984
Intensive Care Unit, The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou.
Introduction: Pheochromocytoma (PHEO)-related cardiomyopathy is a rare condition in which release of a large amount of catecholamines leads to severe vasoconstriction, coronary vasospasm, myocardial ischemia, injury, and necrosis. Its clinical manifestations can be similar to those of acute coronary syndrome.Patient Concerns: A 63-year-old woman was diagnosed with acute non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction following chest pain for 8 hours. Read More
Indian Heart J 2021 Jan-Feb;73(1):14-21. Epub 2020 Nov 11.
Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
Heart failure (HF) may be a presenting manifestation of a few endocrine disorders and should be considered in evaluation of heart failure causes. This clinically oriented review is an attempt to highlight the protean manifestations of heart failure in endocrine diseases which could present either as acute or chronic heart failure. Acute heart failure manifests as hypertensive crisis, Takotsubo syndrome, or as tachy/brady cardiomyopathies. Read More
Langenbecks Arch Surg 2021 Mar 2. Epub 2021 Mar 2.
University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK.
Introduction: Composite phaeochromocytoma is a tumour containing a separate tumour of neuronal origin in addition to a chromaffin cell tumour. This study reports on two cases from a single centre's records and presents a systematic literature review of composite phaeochromocytomas.Methods: In addition to describing 2 case reports, a systematic search of the Medline database from inception up to April 2020 was done for human case reports on composite phaeochromocytomas. Read More