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Pregnancy does not accelerate corticotroph tumor progression in Nelson's syndrome

Assie, Guillaume
Bienvenu-Perrard, Marie
Coste, Joël
Guignat, Laurence
Bertherat, Jérôme
Silvera, Stéphane
Bertagna, Xavier
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Published in Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2011, vol. 96, no. 4, p. E658-62
Abstract Pituitary surgery is the first line of treatment for Cushing's disease; when surgery fails, bilateral adrenalectomy may be proposed, particularly for women with a desire for pregnancy. Little is known about the impact of pregnancy on corticotroph tumor progression after bilateral adrenalectomy.
Keywords ACTH-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma/complications/epidemiology/pathology/surgeryAdenoma/complications/epidemiology/pathology/surgeryAdolescentAdrenalectomy/rehabilitationAdultCohort StudiesDisease ProgressionFemaleFollow-Up StudiesHumansInfantNewbornMaleNelson Syndrome/diagnosis/epidemiology/pathologyPituitary ACTH Hypersecretion/epidemiology/etiology/surgeryPregnancy/physiologyPregnancy ComplicationsNeoplastic/epidemiology/pathology/surgeryPregnancy Outcome/epidemiologyRetrospective StudiesYoung Adult
PMID: 21289243
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JORNAYVAZ, François et al. Pregnancy does not accelerate corticotroph tumor progression in Nelson's syndrome. In: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2011, vol. 96, n° 4, p. E658-62. doi: 10.1210/jc.2010-2235

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