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Pheochromocytoma is a non cancerous tumour that develops in central cells of the adrenal gland. The usual treatment for pheochromocytoma is removal of the tumor through surgery.
Pheochromocytoma (pronounced fee-oh-kro-mo-sigh-TOE-mah) is a rare tumor in part of the adrenal gland. In most cases, the tumors are not cancerous and do not spread to other parts of the body.
Symptom of pheochromocytoma has high blood pressure (hypertension) because the tumor causes the adrenal gland to produce too much adrenaline or noradrenaline.