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Neurosurgical treatment of Nelson's syndrome.

Abstract:

Total bilateral adrenalectomy remains the definitive procedure for cure in Cushing's disease. It is complicated by the development of Nelson's syndrome, the treatment of which remains troublesome. We report the long-term follow-up, median 17 yr (range, 8-22 yr), of 13 patients (3 males and 10 females) treated with pituitary surgery for Nelson's syndrome at a median age of 35 yr (range, 21-67 yr). The presence of a pituitary mass lesion necessitated neurosurgery in all. Preoperatively, the med...

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10.1210/jc.2002-020299

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Journal:
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism
Volume:
87
Issue:
12
Pages:
5465-5469
Publication date:
2002-12-05
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EISSN:
1945-7197
ISSN:
0021-972X
URN:
uuid:9ca0b453-9d3c-4f61-bd55-d6bd0e277f41
Source identifiers:
138223
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pubs:138223

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