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Cushing's syndrome during pregnancy: Curative Adrenalectomy at 31 Weeks Gestation

Lookup NU author(s): Professor James Shaw


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A case of Cushing's syndrome due to benign adrenal adenoma (Ad) arising in pregnancy is described. Accurate tumour localisation with magnetic resonance imaging facilitated definitive surgical intervention. Curative adrenalectomy was performed via a posterior approach in the third trimester with subsequent uncomplicated delivery of a healthy infant. (C) 2002 Elsevier Science Ireland Ltd. All fights reserved.

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Author(s): Shaw JAM; Pearson DWM; Krukowski ZH; Fisher PM; Bevan JS

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology

Year: 2002

Volume: 105

Issue: 2

Pages: 189-191

ISSN (print): 0301-2115

ISSN (electronic): 1872-7654

Publisher: Elsevier Ireland Ltd