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From a review of 17 cases of Fanconi syndrome with Bence Jones proteinuria and myeloma or amyloidosis, including three new cases reported here in detail, there emerges a well defined set of characteristics. In most cases, the diagnosis of Fanconi syndrome preceded the development of myeloma or amyloidosis. Myeloma preceding the development of Fanconi(More)
Twenty-two of 32 patients with Cushing's disease seen at the Mayo Clinic during a 3-year period were carefully studied radiologically (triaxial spiral tomograms of the sella and bilateral carotid arteriograms with magnification and subtraction techniques). Eighteen of these 22 pat-ents had radiologic evidence of small pituitary gland tumors and underwent(More)
A study was undertaken of five patients with Cushing syndrome due to adrenocorticotropin (ACTH) production by thymic carcinoid tumor (primary mediastinal APUDomas), including two recent patients examined by computed tomography (CT) of the chest. Plain roentgenography of the chest initially failed to detect tumor in four of the five patients, while CT of the(More)
In view of the published reports of the successful correction of hypercortisolism in adult patients with Cushing disease by external pituitary irradiation and transsphenoidal pituitary microsurgery, leaving the patients with intact pituitary and adrenocortical function, we have reviewed the results of adrenalectomy in childhood Cushing disease seen at the(More)