Harefuah 2021 Apr;160(4):245-249
Hypertension Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
Introduction: Pseudopheochromocytoma is an uncommon form of hypertension. In contrast to the more well-known pheochromocytoma, no unequivocal etiologic factor or a clear physiological abnormality can be identified. This disorder manifests in sudden, recurrent, episodes of significant, sometimes extreme, increase in blood pressure, both systolic and diastolic, lasting from minutes to hours, with no consistent trigger that the patient or the doctor is aware of, and is accompanied by typical symptoms. Read More