Cortisol Secreting Adrenal Adenoma in a 5 Year Old Child

Narang, Gursharan Singh and Pahwa, Jivtesh Singh (2011) Cortisol Secreting Adrenal Adenoma in a 5 Year Old Child. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Adrenal adenoma is a rare endocrinal tumor in children. It can present with features of Cushing's syndrome. We present a case report of five years old female child who came with morbid obesity and hypertension. The patient manifested polyphagia, weight gain, and changes in sleep patterns. During physical examination we found a full-moon face, bulkiness in the cervico-dorsal (buffalo-hump) region, high blood pressure.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Adrenal adenoma; Cushing's syndrome; Hypercortisolism
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:7268
Deposited By: Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:02 May 2011 17:15
Last Modified:02 May 2011 17:15

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