Vanillylmandelic acid test

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Definition

noun

A test performed to detect excess catecholamine on a 24-hr urine specimen


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Vanilylmandelic acid (VMA) test is used in diagnosing catecholamine-secreting tumors, such as pheochromocytoma and neuroblastoma.


Abbreviation / Acronym: VMA test

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