Kenichi Yokota

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Hyperfunctioning adrenocortical adenomas produce excessive amounts of various corticosteroids due to dysregulated expression of steroidogenic enzymes. Since no genetic mutations in steroidogenic enzyme genes have been identified as yet, the dysregulated expression at the transcription level may be crucial. Chicken ovalbumin upstream promoter-transcription(More)
Glucocorticoid replacement is needed for patients after adrenal surgery for Cushing's syndrome; however, the adequate dosage is not easily determined. The patient was a 62-year-old woman who has had hypertension for 5 years and presented with heart failure due to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. She consulted with us because of general fatigue, facial edema,(More)
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