[Rapid ACTH test to judge recovery of adrenal function in patients with Cushing's syndrome].

Abstract

BACKGROUND Steroid hormone replacement and recovery of adrenal function after unilateral adrenalectomy were studied in 12 patients with Cushing's syndrome due to adenocortical adenoma. PATIENTS AND METHOD The patients were 3 males and 9 females aged 19 to 61 years old (mean 34.3 years old). Recovery of adrenal function was judged by plasma cortisol level… (More)

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