The Classic Findings of a Rare Condition - Clinical Pain Advisor

The Classic Findings of a Rare Condition

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A 36-year-old female anxiously presents to the emergency department with a severe headache, palpitations, and diaphoresis. She mentions she has had similar self-limiting episodes over the last few years and a chronic history of diarrhea. On examination, her blood pressure is 160/100 mmHg and multiple pruritic, pigmented lesions are seen on her back. A 24-hour urine collection reveals elevated catecholamines and metanephrines and an abdominal CT scan demonstrates the findings seen here. Which other malignancy is most likely in this patient? Learn more about this case, take the quiz. 

 

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