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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 110-113

Recurrent non-st elevation myocardial infarction: An unusual cause

1 Department of Cardiology, Iqraa Hospital, Kozhikode, Kerala, India
2 Department of Cardiology, Ahalia Hospital, Abudhabi, United Arab Emirates
3 Department of Cardiology, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, India

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M P Ranjith
Bhavatharini, P. O. Pantheerankave, Kozhikode - 673 019, Kerala
United Arab Emirates
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2321-449x.190753

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Pheochromocytoma is a rare, catecholamine-secreting tumor derived from chromaffin cells. It usually presents with palpitations, diaphoresis, headache, and paroxysmal hypertension. Rarely, it may associate with acute myocardial infarction (MI) and other cardiovascular complications. Here, we are reporting a case of a 40-year-old male with adrenal pheochromocytoma presented with a history of repeated episodes of acute pulmonary edema along with electrocardiographic changes and serum cardiac marker elevation, suggestive of MI, with complete reversal of these abnormalities after surgical removal of the tumor.

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