Pheochromocytoma is a rare tumor in the adrenal glands that causes excess secretion of catecholamines.
This leads mainly to hypertension but can also lead to hyperglycemia
and diabetes-like symptoms.
Only about 1 in a 1000 people with hypertension have a pheochromocytoma.
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Last revision: June 10, 2003
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