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Serum interleukin-6 in patients with adrenal tumors.
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PMID:  15232638     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The mean blood content of interleukin-6 in patients with adrenal tumors was much higher than in healthy donors. No correlations were revealed between interleukin-6 level, patients sex and age, stage and duration of the disease. Interleukin-6 concentration was maximum in patients with adrenocortical cancer. A negative correlation was found between interleukin-6 level and blood cortisol concentration in patients with cortisol-producing adenoma. In patients with aldosterone-producing adenoma, interleukin-6 level tended to correlate negatively with plasma renin activity.
N E Kushlinskii; T A Britvin; I A Kazantseva; A A Baronin; S B Polikarpova; O P Bogatyrev; R S Tishenina; A P Kalinin
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Bulletin of experimental biology and medicine     Volume:  137     ISSN:  0007-4888     ISO Abbreviation:  Bull. Exp. Biol. Med.     Publication Date:  2004 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-07-02     Completed Date:  2004-11-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372557     Medline TA:  Bull Exp Biol Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  273-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
N. N. Blokhin Russian Oncological Center, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences.
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MeSH Terms
Adenoma / immunology,  metabolism
Adrenal Cortex Neoplasms / immunology,  metabolism
Adrenal Gland Neoplasms / immunology*,  metabolism
Aldosterone / biosynthesis
Case-Control Studies
Hydrocortisone / biosynthesis,  blood
Interleukin-6 / blood*
Middle Aged
Renin / blood
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Interleukin-6; 50-23-7/Hydrocortisone; 52-39-1/Aldosterone; EC

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