Published: 2021-03-23

Pheochromocytoma related intracerebral hemorrhage, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy and diabetes mellitus

Arundhati Diwan, Chandrakant Chavan, Varsha Jagtap, Preeti Dave, Sampada Karne, Sumiran Mahajan, Nihal Shah


Pheochromocytomas are rare catecholamine secreting neuroendocrine tumors that can cause intracerebral hemorrhage sometimes and can very rarely cause cardiomyopathy simulating hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. We report a case of combination of these rare clinical complications occurring in a patient with pheochromocytoma. This case illustrates importance of early recognition of classic symptoms of catecholamine excess in young patients with hypertension.



Pheochromocytomas, Intracerebral hemorrhage, Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy

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