Pheochromocytoma of urinary bladder: contemporary methods of diagnosis and treatment options.


Journal Article (Review)

Two patients with vesical pheochromocytoma are presented with a review of the literature. Imaging modalities for localizing extra-adrenal pheochromocytomas are reviewed with an overview of the commonly accepted treatment options. Successful treatment of this lesion requires a high index of suspicion based upon the patient's symptom complex, allowing preoperative preparation prior to surgical manipulation.

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Cited Authors

  • Thrasher, JB; Rajan, RR; Perez, LM; Humphrey, PA; Anderson, EE

Published Date

  • May 1993

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 41 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 435 - 439

PubMed ID

  • 8488611

Pubmed Central ID

  • 8488611

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1527-9995

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0090-4295

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0090-4295(93)90503-3


  • eng