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Vol. 74, No. 3, 2005
Issue release date: April 2005
Urol Int 2005;74:276–277

Micturition Syncope due to Paraprostatic Pheochromocytoma

Padevit C. · John H. · Gunz A. · Wiesli P. · Hauri D. · Schmid C.
Departments of Urology and Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland

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Paraprostatic pheochromocytoma is a very rare localization of extra-adrenal pheochromocytoma. The clinical and anatomical features of a 41-year-old man are described.

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