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Long-term anterior pituitary function in patients with paediatric Cushing's disease treated with pituitary radiotherapy.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE: Pituitary radiotherapy (RT) is an effective second-line treatment for paediatric Cushing's disease (CD). Although the short-term effects of pituitary RT are well documented, there are less data on possible long-term sequelae. We report the long-term anterior pituitary function in a cohort of paediatric CD patients treated with pituitary RT. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between 1983 and 2006, 12 paediatric CD patients (10 males and 2 females) of mean age 11.4 years at diagnosis ...

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10.1530/eje-06-0588

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Plowman, PN More by this author
Besser, GM More by this author
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Journal:
European journal of endocrinology / European Federation of Endocrine Societies
Volume:
156
Issue:
4
Pages:
477-482
Publication date:
2007-04-05
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EISSN:
1479-683X
ISSN:
0804-4643
URN:
uuid:0359124d-1b0d-4fef-88a1-02c0a14f58b8
Source identifiers:
138178
Local pid:
pubs:138178

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