Cushing's syndrome during pregnancy: curative adrenalectomy at 31 weeks gestation

J. A. Shaw, D. W. Pearson, P. M. Fisher, Zygmunt H Krukowski, John S Bevan

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)189-191
Number of pages2
JournalEuropean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Volume105
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2002

Keywords

  • Cushing's syndrome
  • pregnancy
  • metyrapone
  • magnetic resonance imaging
  • DISEASE
  • ACTH

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