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Selective testosterone secreting adrenocortical carcinoma in an infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11237246     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Adrenocortical carcinoma in children is a rare tumor of adrenal gland. An infant presented with signs of virilization due to selective testosterone hypersecretion. Diagnosis was established with the help of the computerized tomographic scan and histopathological examination. Following adrenalectomy patient made uneventful recovery and six months later does not have any clinical or laboratory evidence of recurrence or metastasis.
Authors:
S B Bavdekar; R R Kasla; R C Parmar; G S Hathi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pediatrics     Volume:  68     ISSN:  0019-5456     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pediatr     Publication Date:  2001 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-03-09     Completed Date:  2001-04-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417442     Medline TA:  Indian J Pediatr     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  95-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai. sandisha@bom7.vsnl.net.in
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adrenal Cortex Neoplasms / complications,  secretion*,  surgery
Adrenalectomy
Adrenocortical Adenoma / complications,  secretion*,  surgery
Female
Humans
Infant
Testosterone / secretion*
Virilism / etiology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
58-22-0/Testosterone

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