Prenatal Cushing's syndrome secondary to nodular adrenocortical hyperplasia with unsuppressed plasma ACTH levels.

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We report a newborn girl (36th week of gestation, birth weight 1,054 g) with Cushing's syndrome secondary to nodular adrenocortical hyperplasia with normal plasma ACTH levels. From birth she was hypertensive, hyperglycaemic and slightly hirsuit. Hypercortisolaemia (>1,380 nmol/l) was accompanied by normal plasma ACTH levels (8.64-23.9 pg/ml). A 48-h… (More)

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@article{Tillmann2005PrenatalCS, title={Prenatal Cushing's syndrome secondary to nodular adrenocortical hyperplasia with unsuppressed plasma ACTH levels.}, author={Vallo Tillmann and Marko M{\"a}gi and Tuuli Metsvaht}, journal={Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM}, year={2005}, volume={18 11}, pages={1127-31} }