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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 323-325

Graves' disease allied with multiple pheochromocytoma

1 Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University Mohammed First, Oujda, Morocco
2 Division of Surgery, Oujda CHU, University Mohammed First, Oujda, Morocco

Correspondence Address:
Mehdi Soufi
Division of Digestive Surgery, Oujda CHU, University Mohammed First, Bp 4847 Oujda Université 60049
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2230-8210.109656

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Pheochromocytoma is an uncommon cause of high blood pressure touching adults. The combination of severe hypertension in the triad of headache, sweating, and tachycardia should suggest this diagnosis; this clinical picture is similar to that of hyperthyroidism. We report the case of a 22-year-old patient with multiple pheochromocytoma associated with Graves' disease revealed by malignant hypertension and discussed the difficulties of the diagnosis and the treatment approach.

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