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Catecholamines, Fractionated and VMA, 24-Hour Urine with Creatinine
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82384, 82570, 84585
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Creatinine, Norepinephrine, Epinephrine, Dopamine, and Total Catecholamines (calculated), VMA
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Recent surgery, traumatic injury, upright posture, cold, anxiety, pain, clonidine withdrawal, and concurrent acute or chronic illness may produce elevated results.
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Catecholamines include the hormones epinephrine, norepinephrine, and dopamine. Catecholamines, along with VMA, are produced in chromaffin cell tumors, pheochromocytoma, ganglioneuroma, and neuroblastoma. Symptoms of pheochromocytomas include episodic hypertension, headaches, sweating, heart palpitations, and anxiety.
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