A Case Report On Rare Association Of Aortoarteritis And Pheo
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Pheochromocytoma is an uncommon but treatable cause of secondary hypertension, it may present with a wide variety of manifestations. The coexistence of pheochromocytoma and vascular abnormalities is described but rarely reported entity.

A 36-year-old man was admitted for severe hypertension. Examination revealed absent femoral pulses with notion of intermittent claudication. Abdominal computed tomography revealed the presence of a right adrenal pheochromocytoma.

CT angiogram showed thickening of the thoracoabdominal aortic wall and the proximal portions of some of its branches with stenosis of more than 50% of the origin of the celiac trunk, bilateral occlusion of the external iliac arteries and trunk stenosis of the right renal artery. The Pheochromocytoma was surgically removed.

Conclusion:
It was concluded that pheochromocytoma should be included as differential diagnosis and reversible etiology of aortoarteritis. The coexistence of pheyochromocytoma and vascular abnormalities especially renal artery stenosis and aortoarteritis seems to be an association rather than a coincidence. The early diagnosis and treatment of pheochromocytoma may lead to total resolution and correction of vascular abnormalities.

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https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2210261220309263?dgcid=rss_sd_all
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