Case Report - Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation (2017) Volume 1, Issue 2
Hypertension episodes of adrenal cortical oncocytoma mimicking pheochromocytoma attacks.
Catecholamine-secreting tumors which are derived from chromaffin cells in adrenal medulla are called pheochromocytoma. The ratio of pheochromocytoma in all hypertensive patients is less than 0.2%. Adrenal oncocytomas can mimic the clinical features of pheochromocytoma. We aimed to present the findings of 2 patients with adrenocortical oncocytoma resembling pheochromocytoma.Author(s): Engin Onan, Saime Paydas, Emine Bagir, Seyda Erdogan, Tamer Tetiker, Yasemin Aydinalp, Gizem Varkal, Mehmet Celalettin Guneri