Phaeochromocytoma

Last updated: Tuesday, 21, December, 2010
Key InformationAppropriate Tests

If phaeochromocytoma is suspected, FNAB is contraindicated.

Catecholamines - urine (adrenaline and noradrenaline), HMMA - urine, metadrenalines - urine. If indicated - catecholamines - plasma, clonidine suppression test.

See also Multiple endocrine neoplasia (types 2A and 2B)