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Systemic lupus erythematosus and pheochromocytoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1404141     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 40-year-old Chinese woman with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) developed labile blood pressure 3 years after her onset of high blood pressure. Pheochromocytoma was subsequently found and removed. Postoperatively her hypertension improved without change in her SLE activity. Our case demonstrates pheochromocytoma can be a cause of hypertension in SLE.
Authors:
J J Wu; S F Luo; H H Ho
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of rheumatology     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0315-162X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Rheumatol.     Publication Date:  1992 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-11-18     Completed Date:  1992-11-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501984     Medline TA:  J Rheumatol     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  982-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan, Republic of China.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adrenal Gland Neoplasms / complications*,  physiopathology
Adrenal Glands / pathology,  radiography
Adult
Blood Pressure / physiology
Female
Humans
Hypertension / etiology,  physiopathology
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / complications*,  physiopathology
Pheochromocytoma / complications*,  physiopathology
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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