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Adrenocortical adenoma and central serous chorioretinopathy: a rare association?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22125535     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 28-year-old man with bilateral central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR) and body weight gain was diagnosed with Cushing's syndrome secondary to an adrenocortical adenoma. The patient had high levels of free cortisol and the tumor was confirmed by histopathology. After surgery, cortisol levels decreased and the CSCR spontaneously resolved. This case highlights the role of cortisol in the pathogenesis of CSCR. A diagnosis of endogenous Cushing's syndrome should be considered in patients with CSCR as an initial symptom.
Authors:
S Pastor-Idoate; D Peña; J M Herreras
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-10-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in ophthalmology     Volume:  2     ISSN:  1663-2699     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Ophthalmol     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-29     Completed Date:  2012-10-02     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101532006     Medline TA:  Case Rep Ophthalmol     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  327-32     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Ophthalmology, University Clinic Hospital of Valladolid, University of Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain.
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