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Eka Melson, Sidra Amir, Lisa Shepherd, Samina Kauser, Bethan Freestone, and Punith Kempegowda

Background Pheochromocytoma is a rare neuroendocrine tumour of the adrenal medulla classically presenting with episodic headaches, diaphoresis, palpitations and paroxysmal hypertension. The non-specific, episodic and heterogeneity in its

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Philip C Johnston, Amir H Hamrahian, Richard A Prayson, Laurence Kennedy, and Robert J Weil

review of symptoms, she reported hirsutism, feeling ‘hot’, palpitations, and diaphoresis. Physical examination revealed an obese woman with a BMI of 44, hirsutism, a moon-shaped face, and supraclavicular fullness. She had no goiter or dysthyroid eye

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Ohoud Al Mohareb, Mussa H Al Malki, O Thomas Mueller, and Imad Brema

-old Jordanian male who complained of intermittent palpitations for 5 months prior to his presentation to the cardiology clinic. He was prescribed bisoprolol 2.5 mg once daily and was then referred to our endocrine clinic for further assessment. Apart from his

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Omayma Elshafie, Yahya Al Badaai, Khalifa Alwahaibi, Asim Qureshi, Samir Hussein, Faisal Al Azzri, Ali Almamari, and Nicholas Woodhouse

. Case presentation A 48-year-old hypertensive and diabetic patient presented to another hospital with a 10-year history of progressive right facial pain, tinnitus, hearing loss, sweating, and palpitations. Investigations revealed a 5.5 cm tumor close

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R D’Arcy, M McDonnell, K Spence, and C H Courtney

picture representative of exogenous thyroid hormone exposure. Case presentation A 42-year-old male presented to the emergency department with complaints of palpitations and paroxysmal sweating episodes of one-week duration. The only significant

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V Larouche and M Tamilia

immunosuppressant, presented to the emergency room of our hospital with a two-week history of daily fevers up to 39°C, a sore throat, occasional palpitations and diaphoresis, decreased appetite and an unintentional 10 kg weight loss over the same time course. She

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Cheuk-Lik Wong, Chun-Kit Fok, and Vicki Ho-Kee Tam

investigate for them especially in symptomatic patients. Case presentation A 65-year-old Chinese lady presented to our unit for palpitation for several years. She had been diagnosed with neurofibromatosis type 1 clinically since teenage. Her past

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Catherine Alguire, Jessica Chbat, Isabelle Forest, Ariane Godbout, and Isabelle Bourdeau

waking up in the middle of the night, a few times per week or month, with severe anxiety, vomiting, tremor and palpitations. The symptoms improved with anxiety treatment, and his psychiatrist was able to taper down the medication to a treatment similar to

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Shamaila Zaman, Bijal Patel, Paul Glynne, Mark Vanderpump, Ali Alsafi, Sairah Khan, Rashpal Flora, Fausto Palazzo, and Florian Wernig

physician following an episode of presumed gastroenteritis with vomiting and general malaise. Further episodes of diarrhoea, joint pains, sweating and palpitations followed. He described having a ‘fizzing sensation’ and felt hyperactive. He also developed a

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Ismael Capel, Elisabet Tasa-Vinyals, Albert Cano-Palomares, Irene Bergés-Raso, Lara Albert, Mercedes Rigla, and Assumpta Caixàs

. Although type II hyperthyroidism is usually transitory, type I tends to persist after the administration of amiodarone is suspended. Case presentation A 79-year-old female was admitted to our hospital presenting with dyspnea and palpitations, not