Recurrent phaeochromocytoma

Rowe, P.H.; Loukota, R.A.; Houghton, A.; Owen, W.J.; Hicks, B.H.; McColl, I.

British Journal of Clinical Practice 44(11): 521-523


ISSN/ISBN: 0007-0947
PMID: 2282318
Document Number: 366631
The recurrence of symptoms and hypertension in a patient who has previously undergone an operation for phaeochromocytoma should alert the physician to the need to investigate for recurrent tumour. Failure to perform complete excision of the adrenal gland containing the tumour may lead to disseminated recurrence.

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