Pheochromocytoma in a Child without Hypertension: A Contribu
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Pheochromocytoma (PCC) is a neuroendocrine tumor originating from chromaffin tissue in adrenal medulla. Its diagnosis and treatment are well defined in adults, but experience in children is limited. Children constitute only 10% of reported cases, the average age at presentation being 11 years. The most common presentation is sustained hypertension, which is absent in only 10% of children. This article presents successfully managed case of a 14-month-old female child with PCC, but she was not hypertensive. Two unusual features are reported, in this case, an extremely young age at presentation and a childhood case of nonhypertensive PCC contributing for “rule of 10s.”.....

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