41-Year-Old Man with Severe Headaches and Heart Palpitations: A Case of a Recurring, Extra-Adrenal Phaeochromocytoma

Authors

  • Nigel S. Rajaretnam School of Medicine, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland

Keywords:

Medicine

Author Biography

Nigel S. Rajaretnam, School of Medicine, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland

Sixth Year Medicine, TCD

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Published

2008-01-01

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Rajaretnam, N. S. (2008). 41-Year-Old Man with Severe Headaches and Heart Palpitations: A Case of a Recurring, Extra-Adrenal Phaeochromocytoma. Trinity Student Medical Journal, 9(1), Page 26–28. Retrieved from https://www.tsmj.ie/index.php/tsmj/article/view/1887