German: Phäochromozytom
Japanese: 褐色細胞腫

Oncology. A tumor of the chromaffin cells of the adrenal gland which produces noradrenaline, adrenaline and dopamin and is benign in 90 % . The cardinal symptom is chronic or intermittent hypertension. A diagnosis can be made using a urine test which measures the quantity of adrenaline byproducts.

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