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Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia
On-line version ISSN 1678-4170
HERDY, Gesmar Volga Haddad et al. Pheochromocytoma in childhood. Arq. Bras. Cardiol. [online]. 2005, vol.84, n.3, pp. 267-269. ISSN 1678-4170. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0066-782X2005000300014.
Pheochromocytoma is a neoplasia of chromaffin cells that is very rare in children. Its signs and symptoms result from the release of catecholamines. We report the case of a child with pheochromocytoma of difficult clinical management, confirmed on the anatomicopathological study, and cured after surgical resection.