International Journal of Medical and Health Research

International Journal of Medical and Health Research


International Journal of Medical and Health Research
International Journal of Medical and Health Research
Vol. 2, Issue 12 (2016)

The togetherness of neurofibromatosis type-1 and pheochromocytoma, case report and review of the literature


Feyzi Gokosmanoglu, Perihan Varim, Hasan Ergenc, Ceyhun Varim

Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1) is one of the most frequently-observed genetic diseases. NF1 patients are under the risk of Phaeochromocytoma that is secondary to NF1 gene mutation, vascular dysplasia, scoliosis, benign and malign cancer.In this study, we are presenting Neurofibromatosis Type-1 and Phaeochromocytoma in a 24-year-old female patient who was followed due to resistant hypertension.We can conclude that young patients who are followed due to resistant hypertension must be scanned for the Hereditary Phaeochromocytoma. This is extremely important in preventing important systemic symptoms and even deadly results.
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Feyzi Gokosmanoglu, Perihan Varim, Hasan Ergenc, Ceyhun Varim. The togetherness of neurofibromatosis type-1 and pheochromocytoma, case report and review of the literature. International Journal of Medical and Health Research, Volume 2, Issue 12, 2016, Pages 62-63
International Journal of Medical and Health Research