Pheochromocytoma with uncommon ECG presentation

Osama Tariq, Aftab Siddiqui*, Adil Al Riami, Fatima Amir, Yasser W. Mula-Abed, Mohammed Hammed Gillani

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Pheochromocytoma is a rare neuroendocrine tumour with a highly variable clinical presentation. It may present with unusual presentation and these tend to mislead the physician into a delayed diagnosis. Typical cardiac manifestations include ST-segment deviations mimicking myocardial infarction, QT interval prolongation, blood pressure fluctuations, arrythmias mostly tachycardia but rarely may present with bradyarrythmia. We describe a case of pheochromocy-toma with rare findings of Intermittent AV dissociation associated with Junctional and ventricular ectopic rhythm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)128-130
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences
Volume12
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - May 2013

Keywords

  • AV dissociation
  • Bradyarrythmia
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • QT interval prolongation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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