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Flashcards in Pheochromocytoma Deck (5)
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1

A tumor that produces an excessive amount of ______ and _____

Epinephrine, norepinephrine

2

This is a problem with the ____ gland

Adrenal

3

Clients will experience?

Sustained hypertention, H/A
Sweating, weight loss,
hyperglycemia

4

Treatment for Pheochromocytoma is?

Surgical removal of one or both adrenal glands

5

What will the patient need to take after surgery?

Glucocorticoid replacement

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