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Pheochromocytoma presenting with bidirectional ventricular tachycardia
  1. Vassil B Traykov,
  2. Kostadin I Kotirkov,
  3. Ivo S Petrov
  1. Department of Invasive Electrophysiology and Pacing, Clinic of Cardiology and Angiology, Tokuda Hospital, Sofia, Bulgaria
  1. Correspondence to Dr Vassil B Traykov, Department of Invasive Electrophysiology and Pacing, Clinic of Cardiology and Angiology, Tokuda Hospital, N. Vaptzarov blvd. 51B, Sofia 1407, Bulgaria; vtraykov{at}yahoo.com

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A 44-year-old female subject was referred to our centre with recurrent hypertensive crises. Abdominal ultrasound revealed a right adrenal mass confirmed also on abdominal CT. Urine catecholamines were elevated and pheochromocytoma was diagnosed. During one of the hypertensive episodes the patient reported palpitations and a wide complex tachycardia with left bundle branch block (LBBB) morphology and alternating QRS frontal …

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  • Contributors VBT—concept, manuscript preparation; KIK—data collection, concept; ISP—concept, critical revision/approval of the manuscript.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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