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MOORAKl A, ROFOUGARAN R, BASTANI B. INSULIN REQUIRING DIABETES MELLITUS AS A FEATURE Of PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA: REPORT OF A CASE. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 1997; 11 (3) :255-258
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1103-en.html

From the Department of Internal Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
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We report the case of a 65 year old man with recent onset of insulin requiring diabetes mellitus, frequent attacks of anginal chest pain, paroxysmal hypertension poorly controlled with three medications, hyperlipidemia, and mild renal insufficiency. The patient was found to have pheochromocytoma of the left adrenal gland, resection of which resulted in total resolution of diabetes, hypertension, chest pain, hyperlipidemia and renal failure, with no requirement for any further medical management.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Internal Medicine