Palliative Interventional Embolization for Finding of Ectopic Noradrenaline-Secreting Pheochromocytoma in the Nasal Cavity

A 52-year-old male who had chronic hypertension for several years presented with abrupt epistaxis. The CT scan revealed a 40 mm × 40 mm mass in the nasal cavity intended to the maxillary sinus and the base of skull. Nasal endoscope biopsy and serum/urinary catecholamine detection conformed an ectopic noradrenaline-secreting pheochromocytoma. The present research was to discuss the clinical characteristics of the rare pheochromocytoma and the palliative interventional embolization for it.
Source: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: Clinical Studies Source Type: research

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