Gastric inhibitory polypeptide-dependent cortisol hypersecretion--a new cause of Cushing's syndrome.

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BACKGROUND Corticotropin-independent nodular adrenal hyperplasia is a rare cause of Cushing's syndrome, and the factors responsible for the adrenal hyperplasia are not known. METHODS We studied a 48-year-old woman with Cushing's syndrome, nodular adrenal hyperplasia, and undetectable plasma corticotropin concentrations in whom food stimulated cortisol… (More)

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