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Question Pheochromocytoma Symptoms

A pheochromocytoma is a common tumor of the adrenal medulla. In the presence of this tumor, which of the following symptoms would most likely be observed?

A. Hypotension
B. Hypoglycemia
C. Hirsutism
D. Decreased metabolic rate
E. Paroxysms
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E. Paroxysms of extreme hypertension.
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E. Paroxysms
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E. paroxysms

i dont know why, i just eliminated other options
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E. paroxysms

i dont know why, i just eliminated other options
Paroxysms mean: A sudden recurrence or attack of a disease, A sudden worsening of a disease. You have a sudden change (increase in blood pressure) and sudden drop of the BP in pheochromocytoma.

It is a word game
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