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Education Webinar: 2nd Annual Fireside Chat with Dr. Karel Pacak

2021 Year in Review

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Cleveland Clinic Announced as Pheo Para Center of Excellence

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what is pheo para?

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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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