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Comparisons in the epidemiology, diagnostic features and cure rate by transsphenoidal surgery between paediatric and adult-onset Cushing's disease.

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OBJECTIVE: There are few published comparisons between paediatric and adult-onset Cushing's disease (CD). We compare the epidemiology, diagnostic features and cure rate by transsphenoidal surgery (TSS) in these groups. DESIGN: Retrospective review of patient databases in a single university hospital centre. PATIENTS: Totally, 41 paediatric (mean age 12.3 ± 3.5 years; range 5.7-17.8) and 183 adult (mean age 40 ± 13 years; range 18.0-95.0) patients with CD were investigated. RESULTS: Paediatri...

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10.1530/eje-10-1120

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Alexandraki, KI More by this author
Isidori, AM More by this author
Kaltsas, GA More by this author
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Journal:
European journal of endocrinology / European Federation of Endocrine Societies
Volume:
164
Issue:
5
Pages:
667-674
Publication date:
2011-05-05
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EISSN:
1479-683X
ISSN:
0804-4643
URN:
uuid:c129b6d0-5292-4c8f-8a8c-69a95bd2b99e
Source identifiers:
138411
Local pid:
pubs:138411

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