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Pheochromocytoma

  • By: Phillip C. Usera
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Pheochromocytoma is a catecholamine-secreting tumor derived from the chromaffin cells of the adrenal medulla. The term pheochromocytoma refers to the appearance of the tumor cells on histological section after staining with chromium salts (phios means ...

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