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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 268-271

An uncommon cause of hypertension: Paraganglioma revisited

1 Department of Medicine, KIMS, Narketpally, Nalgonda, India
2 Department of Endocrinology, Care Hospital, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, India
3 Department of Biochemistry, Chalemeda Anadarao Medical College, Karimnagar, India
4 Department of Endocrinology, Gandhi Medical College, Secunderabad, Telangana, India

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DOI: 10.4103/2348-3334.158713

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A significant number of secondary hypertension could be due to endocrine etiology. The pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma (PGL) syndrome is one among them. We herein report a case of PGL in a young woman, who presented to us with hypertension and its reversal after surgical treatment. In this review, we also discussed in detail about this rare entity.

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