The Authors report 6 cases of adrenal pheochromocytoma seen over a period of 6 years (1995-2000). A female predominance was noted (4 women/2 men). Patients were aged between 16 - 46 years with mean age of 34 years. Clinical manifestation consisted of episodic hypertension observed in all cases, with vasomotor symptoms (90%). Time to consultation was prolonged (mean: 3 years). All tumors were primarily diagnosed by Ultrasound and later confirmed on CT. All patients were operated successfully with complete tumor resection. A favorable course was observed in all cases with normalization of blood pressure. Histological examination showed no malignancy in all cases. Postoperative follow up was uneventful in all cases.
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