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Cushing's disease in children and adolescents: 20 years of experience in a single neurosurgical center.

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OBJECTIVE: This is a retrospective analysis of 25 consecutive pediatric patients with Cushing's disease who underwent transsphenoidal surgery performed by a single neurosurgeon in a specialist center during a 20-year period. This article discusses the presentation of Cushing's disease, the endocrinological investigation with particular reference to bilateral inferior petrosal sinus sampling (BIPSS), the operative management with reference to specific pediatric difficulties of the transspheno...

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Journal:
Neurosurgery
Volume:
57
Issue:
2
Pages:
281-285
Publication date:
2005-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1524-4040
ISSN:
0148-396X
URN:
uuid:064b9725-c79d-4ab3-94bd-3115df684444
Source identifiers:
138294
Local pid:
pubs:138294

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