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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of 65 patients with ruptured pheochromocytoma

From: Catastrophic hemorrhage of adrenal pheochromocytoma following thrombolysis for acute myocardial infarction: case report and literature review

Patients n = 65
Period of publication  
 - Before 1985 26
 - 1985 or later 39
Median age 50 (15–80)
Gender 37/28 (1,3) (57%)
Tumor side  
 - Right, 31
 - Left, 31
 - Bilateral 3
Symptoms  
 - Acute abdomen 50 (77%)
 - Shock 37 (57%)
 - Lumbar pain 16 (25%)
 - Chest pain 10 (15%)
Surgical setting  
 - Emergency 35 (54%)
 - Delayed surgery 21 (32%)
 - Not performed 9 (14%)
Death/Survival 18/65 (28%)