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Diagnosis of pheochromocytoma during treatment of a mandibular fracture: report of case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  273077     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of pheochromocytoma, which was discovered during the patient's admission for treatment of mandibular fracture, is presented. Pheochromocytoma represents a potentially life-threatening disease, but alsl is a curable cause of hypertension. Therefore, in spite of its low incidence, it is important that the oral surgeon consider it in his evaluation of the hypertensive patient, especially when associated symptoms of sweating, palpitations, and headache are present.
J S Goldberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of oral surgery (American Dental Association : 1965)     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0022-3255     ISO Abbreviation:  J Oral Surg     Publication Date:  1978 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-05-24     Completed Date:  1978-05-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8302454     Medline TA:  J Oral Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  297-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; D; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Abdominal Neoplasms / complications*,  diagnosis
Antihypertensive Agents / therapeutic use
Fracture Fixation, Internal
Hypertension / drug therapy,  etiology*
Mandibular Fractures / complications,  surgery*
Pheochromocytoma / complications*,  diagnosis
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antihypertensive Agents

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