Possible mechanism of hypoglycemia following removal of pheochromocytoma

Arthur I Sagalowsky, J. P. Donohue

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Abstract

The fourth reported case of hypoglycemia following removal of a pheochromocytoma is described. The interrelationships between alpha and beta-adrenergic activity and insulin release are reviewed. Preoperative alpha blockade without concomitant beta blockade may predispose to hypoglycemia following tumor removal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)422-423
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Urology
Volume124
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1980

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  • Urology

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