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J Clin Anesth. 2009 Feb;21(1):57-60. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2008.06.026.

Intraoperative diagnosis of a functional paraganglioma presenting as a gastrointestinal stromal cell tumor (GIST).

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Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

Abstract

The case of a young woman with a history of resolved Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, anxiety, and abdominal mass is presented. Pathologic examination confirmed paraganglioma. Despite catecholamine secretion and preoperative beta-blockers, cardiomyopathy did not recur.

PMID:
19232943
DOI:
10.1016/j.jclinane.2008.06.026
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