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Were you looking for information about Pheochromocytoma? Pheochromacytoma is a common misspelling of pheochromocytoma.
As a type of tumor, a pheochromocytoma most commonly develops in special cells within the adrenal gland. This type of tumor produces an excess of a certain type of hormone, which can lead to potentially serious complications. Possible symptoms can include headaches, vomiting, and chest pain. Although treatment will vary depending on many factors, some of the options may include surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.
(Click Pheochromocytoma to read the full eMedTV article on this topic. This article takes an in-depth look at possible symptoms of this tumor, as well as how a healthcare provider will make a diagnosis. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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