Pheochromocytoma tests
Pheochromocytoma

Tests could include:

  • History and Physical Exam
  • Chromogranin A Test
  • Plasma Metanephrines Measurement
  • Urine Metanephrines measurement
  • Plasma Catecholamines Fractionation
  • Urine Catecholamines Fractionation Measurement
  • Epinephrine measurement
  • Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)
  • Abdominal CT Scan
  • Abdominal MRI
  • Catecholamines measurement
  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scan
  • Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging Angiography (MRA) of Adrenals
  • CT of Adrenals
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scan
  • Tumor Marker Measurement
  • Biopsy
  • MRI
  • Genetic Test
  • Glucagon tolerance panel; for pheochromocytoma This panel must include the following: Catecholamines, fractionated (82384 x 2)
  • Chest X-Ray
  • Biopsy of Lymph Node
  • Abdominal CT scans are used when a doctor suspects that something is be wrong in the abdominal area but can't find the specifics through a physical examination.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), is a type of noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of the body.
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  • A PET scan is an imaging test that allows your doctor to check for diseases in your body. The scan uses a special dye that has radioactive tracers.
    Source:HLCMS
  • PET scan is an imaging technique that uses a radioactive tracer to locate tissue differences at a molecular level. Learn more about the exam and its uses.
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  • A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues for damage or abnormalities. Often, these images can be combined to create a 3D pict...
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  • Test and diagnose prostate cancer with a prostate biopsy, a urinanalysis, a digital rectal examination or a physical exam. Learn more!
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  • Your doctor may find they need a sample of your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of tissue or cells is called a biopsy.
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  • A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is a noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of your body. It allows doctors to see details of your organs and tissues without having to make any incisions. Accordin...
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  • A chest X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the airways, blood vessels, bones, heart, and lungs.
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  • A lymph node biopsy is an outpatient procedure that can take place at a hospital, in your doctor's office, or in any other medical facilities.
    Source:HLCMS
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