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Cushing disease: Successful preoperative lateralization of an ACTH-producing pituitary microadenoma by simultaneous bilateral inferior petrosal venous sinus sampling with corticotropin-releasing hormone stimulation

Abstract

A 5 10/12-year-old girl with clinical and laboratory signs of endogenous hypercortisolism had evidence of ACTH

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Abbreviations

(o)CRH:

(ovine) corticotropin-releasing hormone

17-OHCS:

17-hydroxycorticosteroids

RIA:

radioimmunoassay

tAMx:

transsphenoidal microadenomectomy

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Supported in part by grant SCHU IV B 59211,13, Landesamt für Forschung, NRW

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Hauffa, B.P., Stolecke, H. & Schulte, H.M. Cushing disease: Successful preoperative lateralization of an ACTH-producing pituitary microadenoma by simultaneous bilateral inferior petrosal venous sinus sampling with corticotropin-releasing hormone stimulation. Eur J Pediatr 145, 559–562 (1986). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02429066

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Keywords

  • Public Health
  • Hormone Stimulation
  • Venous Sinus
  • Laboratory Sign
  • Cushing Disease