Pheochromocytoma

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Pheochromocytoma is a tumor that originates from adrenal glands’ chromaffin cell, resulting in powerful hormones – catecholamine overproduction that cause high blood pressure and other symptoms.  Approximately. in about 20% of Pheochromocytoma cases,  the chromaffin cells grow outside their normal adrenal gland location. Only 5% of Pheochromocytomas that grow within the adrenal gland are cancerous, […]

Tibia and Fibia

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Tibia and Fibia fracture is treated by surgery done by repair of broken bones of the lower leg by casting or splinting. This type of surgery depends on the severity and type of fractures. Usually, individuals are given a general anesthetic and the surgeon aligns the broken ends of the bones using a fluoroscope, a […]

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