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|Title:||Laparoscopic partial adrenalectomy for bilateral cortisol-secreting adenomas||Authors:||Domino, J.P.
|Issue Date:||Apr-2007||Citation:||Domino, J.P., Chionh, S.B., Lomanto, D., Katara, A.N., Rauff, A., Cheah, W.-K. (2007-04). Laparoscopic partial adrenalectomy for bilateral cortisol-secreting adenomas. Asian Journal of Surgery 30 (2) : 154-157. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.||Abstract:||Bilateral cortisol-secreting adenomas are a rare cause of Cushing's syndrome. We report a case of a 35-year-old woman who presented with ACTH-independent Cushing's syndrome and bilateral adrenal adenomas. Adrenal venous sampling confirmed both adenomas to be hyper-secreting cortisol. She underwent bilateral laparoscopic adrenalectomy; total right and partial left adrenalectomies. At 2-year follow-up, she is maintained on low-dose fludrocortisone and hydrocortisone, and without recurrence of hypercorticolism. Laparoscopic partial adrenalectomy is a feasible option for this rare condition; however, long-term follow-up is needed to determine her total independence from steroid usage. © 2007 Elsevier. All rights reserved.||Source Title:||Asian Journal of Surgery||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/132844||ISSN:||10159584|
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