Prevalence of maturity-onset isolated ACTH deficiency (IAD) in 2005: Japanese cohort studies.

@article{Yamamoto2008PrevalenceOM,
  title={Prevalence of maturity-onset isolated ACTH deficiency (IAD) in 2005: Japanese cohort studies.},
  author={Toshihide Yamamoto and Kyuzi Kamoi},
  journal={Endocrine journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={55 5},
  pages={939-41}
}
The prevalence of isolated ACTH deficiency (IAD) in Japan remains to be determined. Both authors (T.Y. & K.K.) had unique opportunities to see all patients with maturity-onset IAD in particular areas. T.Y. regularly visited Tokunoshima Island in Kagoshima Prefecture (population of about 28,500) which has two acute-care hospitals. He has taken care of endocrine-metabolism cases in one hospital and kept in touch with an endocrine-oriented physician in another. K.K. has provided glucocorticoid… CONTINUE READING