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Cushingoid adrenal hyperplasia in infancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3729827     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Cushing's syndrome, a characteristic pattern of obesity with hypertension due to the hyperfunction of the adrenal cortex, is relatively rare in infancy. Thirty-six infants have been reported in world literature, most of whom have had adrenal tumours. There are only eight reported cases of infants under the age of 1 year with adrenal hyperplasia responsible for Cushing's syndrome. This is a report of an 8 month old child with bilateral nodular adrenal hyperplasia.
J M Puliyel; A Komaranchath; K R Kumar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Australian paediatric journal     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0004-993X     ISO Abbreviation:  Aust Paediatr J     Publication Date:  1986 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-07-29     Completed Date:  1986-07-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15420340R     Medline TA:  Aust Paediatr J     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  139-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Adrenal Gland Neoplasms / diagnosis
Adrenal Hyperplasia, Congenital / complications,  pathology*,  surgery
Cushing Syndrome / etiology,  pathology*
Diagnosis, Differential
Time Factors

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