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Classification, diagnosis and treatment of ACTH-independent macronodular adrenal hyperplasia.
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PMID:  24069103     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
ACTH-independent macronodular adrenal hyperplasia (AIMAH) is a distinctive subtype of Cushing's syndrome (CS), with different clinical manifestations according to the level of serum cortisol. Based on clinical manifestations and serum cortisol, we divide AIMAH into three types, subclinical AIMAH, clinical AIMAH and high-risk AIMAH, with varied treatment methods being adapted to different subtypes. At the same time, we describe 3 patients who represent these subtypes of this disease, and review some cases of AIMAH which have been previously reported in the English literature. To our knowledge, this is the first article discussing classification, diagnosis and treatment of this disease and should be useful for future therapy of AIMAH.
Heng-Chuan Su; Jun Dai; Xin Huang; Wen-Long Zhou; Bao-Xing Huang; Wan-Li Cao; Fu-Kang Sun
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian Urological Association journal = Journal de l'Association des urologues du Canada     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1911-6470     ISO Abbreviation:  Can Urol Assoc J     Publication Date:    2013 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-09-26     Completed Date:  2013-09-26     Revised Date:  2014-04-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101312644     Medline TA:  Can Urol Assoc J     Country:  Canada    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E594-7     Citation Subset:  -    
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