Pheochromocytoma tests

Tests could include:

  • History and Physical Exam
  • Chromogranin A Test
  • Urine Metanephrines measurement
  • Plasma Metanephrines Measurement
  • Urine Catecholamines Fractionation Measurement
  • Plasma Catecholamines Fractionation
  • 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
  • MRI
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scan
  • Biopsy
  • Tumor Marker Measurement
  • 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.
  • An MRI, which stands for magnetic resonance imaging, is a type of noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of the body. Unlike a CT scan, an MRI uses no radiation and is considered a safer alternative. The ...
  • Positron emission tomography (PET) is a sophisticated medical imaging technique. It uses a radioactive tracer to pinpoint differences in tissues on the molecular level. PET scans can detect differences in body functions, such as blood flow, use of...
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In some cases, your doctor may decide that he or she needs a sample of your tissue or your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of tissue or cells is called a biopsy. While a biopsy may sound scary, it's important t...
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  • An X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body. When focused on the chest, it can help spot abnormalities or diseases of the airways, blood vessels, bones, heart, ...
  • 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.
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