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EDUCATION

what is pheo para?

HOPE.COMMUNITY.PPA

Pheochromocytoma is commonly referred to as

“the great mimic”

because its symptoms are often mistaken for other conditions.

2%


of patients found to have adrenal masses incidentally are diagnosed with pheochromocytoma

The incidence of pheochromocytoma is


1 in 3,000

patients will be diagnosed with a pheo para


<1%

Less than 1% of high blood pressure cases are due to pheochromocytoma


given these statistics, it is considered a rare disease.

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Kristi Eder

My name is Kristi Eder. In two weeks I will be 45, but I am loving 44 right now. Here I will sit and tell my story. My story starts very normally. I was born, I had…

Jeannie Lee

For as long as I can remember I’ve always had a difficult time breathing. As a child I participated in sports, and felt that I needed to train harder…or that is was just hot. These were some…

Thomas Furlong

About nine years of age, I began to experience frequent vomiting immediately following exercise. Profuse sweating and heart palpitations often accompanied this. Over the course of three years, I frequently went to my pediatrician to determine the…

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