Case Report

Pheochromocytoma In Pregnancy: A Case Report

  • Hasan YÜKSEL
  • Ali Riza ODABASI
  • Ergün ONUR

Received Date: 28.03.2001 Accepted Date: 03.09.2001 Meandros Med Dent J 2002;3(2):29-31

Chronic hypertension is a challenging problem in pregnancy. A pregnant woman with a long history of hypertension had undergone caesarian section because of severe fetal distress. Pheochromocytoma was diagnosed postoperatively. The importance of evaluating the etiology of chronic hypertension in pregnancy is emphasized and related literature is reviewed.

Keywords: Pregnancy, hypertension, pheochromocytoma