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

Published inJournal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 96, no. 4, p. E658-662
Publication date2011
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/surgery
  • Adenoma/complications/epidemiology/pathology/surgery
  • Adolescent
  • Adrenalectomy/rehabilitation
  • Adult
  • Cohort Studies
  • Disease Progression
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Newborn
  • Male
  • Nelson Syndrome/diagnosis/epidemiology/pathology
  • Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion/epidemiology/etiology/surgery
  • Pregnancy/physiology
  • Pregnancy Complications
  • Neoplastic/epidemiology/pathology/surgery
  • Pregnancy Outcome/epidemiology
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Young Adult
Affiliation Not a UNIGE publication
Citation (ISO format)
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. E658–662. doi: 10.1210/jc.2010-2235
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ISSN of the journal0021-972X
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