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A 25 yr woman has recurrent episodes of headache and sweating. Her mother had renal calculi and died after having a neck mass. The physical examination reveals a thyroid nodule but no clinical sign of thyrotoxicosis. Before performing thyroid surgery, the surgeon should order: (AIIMS Nov 2012)



A Measurement of thyroid hormones.

B Serial determinations of serum calcium, phosphorus protein and alkaline phosphatase.

C 24-hours urine test for 5 hydroxyindoleacetic acid excretion.

D Serial 24 hours test for catecholamines, metanephrine and vanillylmandelic acid excretion.

Ans. D

Serial 24 hours test for catecholamines, metanephrine and vanillylmandelic acid excretion.

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