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ea0014p496 | (1) | ECE2007

Interleukin-6-producing pheochromocytoma presenting with fever of unknown origin

Taranoglu Ozer , Yarman Sema , Altun Esma , Bayraktaroglu Taner , Mert Meral , Tanakol Refik

Pheochromocytomas are tumors capable of producing catecholamines and a variety of biologically active resulting in unusual clinical manifestations. We report the case of 18-year-old female with pheochromocytoma exhibiting fever of unknown origin. She had experienced continuous fever (ranging between 37.1–41  °C) and chills for previous several weeks. Antipyretics had been ineffective in lowering the body temperature and she was referred to our hospital when an a...