What is it?

It is a tumor, usually benign, but sometimes malignant, that produces adrenaline and noradrenaline. It originates in the inner part of the adrenal gland, called the medulla.

Which are the symptoms?

The main clinical manifestation is hypertension, which can be permanent or characterized by hypertensive attacks. The patient suddenly feels unwell, gets pale, tachycardic, and has a headache; the blood pressure may be very high, even over 200 mm Hg.

How is it diagnosed?

Suggested exams

Where do we treat it?

Within the San Donato Group, you can find Pheochromocytoma specialists at these departments:

Are you interested in receiving the treatment?

Contact us and we will take care of you.