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ea0049ep99 | Adrenal medulla | ECE2017

Role of urinary fractionated metanephrines and catecholaminas in the diagnosis of pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma

Martinez-Triguero Ma Luisa , del Olmo Ma Isabel , del Olmo Rosa Camara , Alba Amparo , Fernandez Francis , Merino Juan Francisco , Laiz Begona

Introduction: Paragangliomas/pheochromocytomas present frequently with vague symptomatology which makes its diagnosis difficult and challenging. Cuantification of fractionated metanephrines and fractionated catecholamines in 24 h urine sample are used for diagnosis. There are situationes that can produce false positive results such as stress, drugs or smoking that must be taken into account.Patients and methods: Retrospective study on the requests made f...